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The Obama administration is indefinitely delaying a decision on approving the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, likely putting off any action until after the November midterm elections.John McCullough holds up his sign protesting the plan to build an oil pipeline from Canada to Texas, called the Keystone XL pipeline, in San Francisco, California, April 3, 2013.
Graphic from Oil Change InternationalThe State Department is providing additional time for comments on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, extending the process, until more is known about the project’s route through Nebraska. A Nebraska court had invalidated the state route and it may be months before the court case concludes and a route is in place.While it makes sense to wait for a Nebraska r...
Susan Casey-Lefkowitz, Director International Program, Washington, D.C.:Graphic from Oil Change International The State Department is providing additional time for comments on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, extending the process, until more is known about the project’s route through Nebraska. A Nebraska court had...
A Prudent Action on the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline: Waiting for a legal pipeline route through Nebraska
Danielle Droitsch, Director, Canada Project, Washington, D.C.:The U.S. State Department has decided to extend the comment period for the federal agencies who are weighing in on the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. In their announcement, the State Department cited the fact there is no legal...
Anthony Swift, Attorney, International Program, Washington, DC:This week’s court decision invalidating Keystone XL’s route through Nebraska has reverberations that extend far beyond the borders of that state and is likely to have a major impact on the federal evaluation process. This decision is a huge...
By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON, Feb 20 (Reuters) - A Nebraska judge's ruling on the Keystone XL pipeline could let President Barack Obama delay his final decision on the project until after mid-term elections and avoid political damage, analysts say. The Nebraska ruling on Wednesday put the controversial project in legal limbo and likely delayed the state's deci...
U.S. District Court Orders Stabl Inc. to Pay $2.2M Penalty for Violating Environmental Regulations at Lexington, Neb., Facility (NE)
Environmental NewsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Lenexa, Kan., Feb. 3, 2014) - The U.S. District Court in Omaha, Neb., has ordered Stabl Inc. to pay a $2,285,874 civil penalty for violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA) and the Nebraska Environmental Protection Act at its Lexington, Neb., rendering facility,...
(The Canadian Press)Cash offers have been skyrocketing, as much as seven-fold, for holdout Nebraska landowners who are willing to sign quickly to allow the Keystone XL pipeline onto their property.Read original story
EPA to Begin Removal Action at Iowa-Nebraska Light & Power Former Manufactured Gas Plant Superfund Site in Norfolk, Neb. (NE)
Environmental NewsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Lenexa, Kan., Jan. 17, 2014) - The Removal Action for the Iowa-Nebraska Light & Power Former Manufactured Gas Plant Superfund Site will begin on Jan. 20, 2014. The project will consist of building demolition, soil excavation and backfilling opera...
(Omaha World-Herald)Nebraska now stands alone when it comes to landowners who have yet to sign easements for the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline.Read original story