Obama Admin Delays TransCanada Pipeline Decision

Law360, New York (November 10, 2011, 3:48 PM EST) -- The Obama administration announced Thursday that it will consider an alternative route for TransCanada Corp.'s controversial $7 billion oil sands pipeline, a move that will delay a final decision on the project until at least 2013.

The U.S. Department of State, which is leading the administration's review of the project, said it will undertake an environmental review of potential alternative routes that would avoid the Sand Hills region of Nebraska. The review, a supplemental environmental impact statement, would take until at least the first quarter of...
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