Nebraska lawmakers vote to reroute oil pipeline

Reuters: The Nebraska legislature on Wednesday voted 45-0 to advance a proposed law that would reroute the $7 billion TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline, avoiding the SandHills and Ogallala aquifer that environmental groups and many residents fear could be polluted by a spill. Under the bill, the state would pay for a new environmental study for a new route for the pipeline, which would carry crude oil from Canada's oilsands area to Texas refineries. On Monday, Nebraska and TransCanada Corp agreed to......

Read Complete Article at Water Conserve: Water Conservation RSS Newsfeed

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

Leave a Reply