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Rep. Tim Griffin
He wants a pipeline moved out of an Ark. watershed, but thinks a pipeline through the Ogallala aquifer is a good idea. The contradiction grates on critics.
Rep. Tim Griffin, a staunch supporter of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, recently asked...
May 9, 2013 | Read More
Texas landowner protests construction of the southern leg of the Keystone XL pip
A thorough and adequate study of the impacts has not been done, a scientist says; it's a rigorous and comprehensive review, says TransCanada's CEO.
The question of how an oil spill from the proposed Keystone XL pipeline might affect the Ogallala...
Jan 14, 2013 | Read More
New leadership at the State Dept. and EPA—and the unexpected rise of climate change concern—mean the pipeline decision is still anyone's guess.
After years of protests and lobbying, the Obama administration is expected to decide within months...
Jan 7, 2013 | Read More
Map of old and new keystone xl routes through Nebraska.
Latest reroute moves pipeline away from land owned by outspoken opponents but does little to avoid shallow water sources.
The decision to detour the Keystone XL around land owned by its noisiest opponents, plus the...
Oct 15, 2012 | Read More
Susan Dunavan is one of the landowners who filed the lawsuit challening Nebraska
Landowners say pipeline siting law violates the Constitution. State says suit should be thrown out because landowners have no right to make the challenge.
Nebraska landowners who helped doom TransCanada's plan to build its Keystone XL pipeline through...
Sep 27, 2012 | Read More
Map of Neb. with new and original KXL routes
Nebraska landowners say their primary goal to protect the region's water supply was forgotten in the focus only on the Sandhills.
It wasn't that long ago that the people of Holt County, Neb. thought they had made a real impact on...
Apr 26, 2012 | Read More
Inside the Nebraska state house.
Opponents say legislation would undercut a tougher law passed in November.
Nebraska's legislature is expected to pass a bill on Wednesday that would ease the way for...
Apr 11, 2012 | Read More
Nebraska Sandhills region
Map used to define Nebraska Sandhills doesn't include nearby areas also vulnerable to contamination, InsideClimate News has learned.
"A relatively modest jog around the Sandhills"—that's how one TransCanada executive describes the...
Mar 14, 2012 | Read More
Rep. Lee Terry
Court challenges likely if Congress passes legislation to dictate the pipeline’s future.
WASHINGTON—Congressional Republicans are floating a handful of measures to override President Obama...
Feb 12, 2012 | Read More
Nebraska Sandhills
The map that state regulators are using to define the Nebraska Sandhills is flawed, landowners tell the governor in a private meeting.
The Keystone XL oil pipeline may have stalled for now, but a group of Nebraskans is worried that...
Feb 6, 2012 | Read More