Anti-fracking nuns: The Sisters of Loretto oppose the Bluegrass Pipeline in Kentucky.

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Aug. 20 2013 12:03 PM

The Singing, Anti-Fracking Nuns of Kentucky

The unlikely activism of sisters who have lived on remote land for 200 years.

In the rolling hills of Kentucky, the Sisters of Loretto are leading a grassroots movement against the proposed Bluegrass Pipeline, a 1,100-mile project that would connect Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Kentucky with another pipeline that stretches to the coast.

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James West is a producer for the Climate Desk.

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