Work begins on controversial Hamilton County Duke Energy pipeline

CINCINNATI –– "Once completed, the pipeline will span 13 miles from Golf Manor to Sycamore Township's northern annex adjacent to Sharonville. The pipeline will also run through neighborhoods in Cincinnati, Amberley Village, Evendale, Blue Ash, Reading and Sharonville.

Work began Monday at the pipeline's northern terminus after years of pushback from neighbors who live along the route, as well as from county leaders. In 2016, then-Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune called the pipeline a bad idea.

'They're bad for Hamilton County. They're bad for the neighborhoods they run through. They're bad for Duke (Energy),' he said."

–– Mariel Carbone, WCPO Cincinnati

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