Nebraska Public Service Commission approves Keystone XL pipeline route

By District Energy posted 11-20-2017 11:47

  

Paul Hammel, Omaha World-Herald

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LINCOLN — A state commission has given the green light to construction of the Keystone XL pipeline across Nebraska, but not exactly the route preferred by its developer.

In a 3-2 vote, the Nebraska Public Service Commission approved the so-called “mainline alternative route” for the controversial 36-inch crude oil pipeline, a slightly different path than the preferred route proposed by TransCanada.

The decision creates some uncertainty because many new landowners must be contacted to obtain right-of-way agreements for the underground pipe.

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