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February 20, 2014

Nebraska Court Ruling Voids Approval For Keystone XL Pipeline

Filed under: Uncategorized — Troy Johnson @ 11:28 am

Just as pressure was building on President Barack Obama to make a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline that would carry oil from Canada to refineries in Texas, the project ran into another obstacle — and it came again from Nebraska.

A judge’s decision Wednesday to overturn a Nebraska law that allowed the pipeline guarantees the legal fight will continue for at least several more months. It also could leave Nebraska’s decision in the hands of the state Public Service Commission, a little-known board that regulates natural gas lines, grain warehouses and recreational vehicles.

Full article at NPR

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