Nebraska governor to consider legal challenge to Keystone XL pipeline route

Reuters: Nebraska governor Dave Heineman said on Monday he will call a special session of the state legislature over TransCanada's proposed $7bn oil sands pipeline that would cross ecologically sensitive areas. Heineman wants TransCanada to change the route of the Canada-to-Texas Keystone XL pipeline away from Nebraska's Sand Hills region, which sits atop the Ogallala aquifer, one of the largest sources of water for farms in the central United States. He does not oppose the pipeline outright. "I believe......

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