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Keystone XL Pipeline Updates

The bill that was signed into law which temporarily extended the payroll tax cut included a Republican-written provision compelling the President to make a speedy decision on whether to build the pipeline. Below are two articles that address that decision.  Based on Nebraska legislation, the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality released a map and news release identifying the Sandhills region where the pipeline will not be allowed.


Click here for complete release > Press Release: NDEQ Identifies Sandhills Regions to be Avoided in Alternative Pipeline Route

Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality

December 29, 2011

The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality today announced the areas that it considers to be Nebraska Sandhills, based on an analysis of a variety of existing data. This information will be conveyed to TransCanada for their reference as the company develops a proposed new route for the Nebraska portion of the Keystone XL pipeline…



Click here for complete article > Obama, Congress begin 2012 in oil pipeline dispute

Fort Worth Star-Telegram/Associated Press

January 2, 2012

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…

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