STAFF BLOG REPUBLIC INSIDER The Keystone XL pipeline show comes to SD on Thursday
The action today is in Nebraska, yesterday it was Texas. On Thursday, South Dakota will get in on what has become national news on any given day.
The National Wildlife Federation, agroup opposed to T... Posted on 9/27/11 at 2:20 PM
President Obama recently announced his much anticipated decision on whether to approve the Keystone XL pipeline. Unfortunately, the president rejected the project, devastating tens of thousands of Americans who hoped to work on the pipeline.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — If the U.S. government doesn't approve plans for the 1,700-mile Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas, Canadian oil producers will look to Asian markets, a company executive said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Congress are starting the election year locked in a tussle over a proposed 1,700-mile oil pipeline from Canada to Texas that will force the White House to make a politically risky choice between two key Democratic constituencies.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Canadian company that wants to build a $7 billion pipeline to carry tar sands oil across the Plains to refineries near the Gulf of Mexico now has an official map of environmentally sensitive areas to avoid in Nebraska.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A measure that would trigger an environmental review of proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline routes within Nebraska has won first-round legislative approval, despite criticism that state taxpayers will foot the bill.
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard says pushing legislation next year to ensure South Dakota is protected from harm by a proposed oil pipeline from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast would be premature, but at least one state lawmaker is likely to introduce a bill.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP)— The White House plan to seek alternate routes for a Canadato-Texas oil pipeline presents a tangle of new problems for the project’s backers, and any of those obstacles could still sink the proposal before the first spade of dirt is turned.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska rancher Bruce Boettcher was ecstatic when he learned the rumors swirling out of Washington were true: plans to build a 1,700-mile oil pipeline from Canada to Texas were on hold to study how environmentally sensitive areas in his state could be avoided.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's sovereign immunity would protect the state from costly lawsuits if officials diverted a crude oil pipeline away from the ecologically sensitive Sandhills, a leading project opponent said Monday.
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