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Park says pipeline proposal poses threat to cave's resources

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- National Park Service officials are concerned that a company's plan to send natural gas liquids through an aging natural gas pipeline near Mammoth Cave National Park may pose a threat to the cave's ecological systems.

The proposal by Kinder Morgan to convert part of its Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. operations has stirred controversy all year along a 256-mile path through Kentucky, The Courier-Journal reported (

Bobby Carson, chief of science and resource management for the park, said the 70-year-old...