TransCanada Proposes New Keystone Route Through Neb.

Law360, New York (September 5, 2012, 9:22 PM EDT) -- TransCanada Corp. on Wednesday proposed rerouting the controversial Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to avoid environmentally sensitive areas in Nebraska, in a bid to win final approval from state regulators for a crucial part of the project.

In a report submitted to the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, TransCanada said it had developed a “preferred alternative” for the Keystone pipeline’s route through Nebraska based on input from some 670 residents of the state.

The pipeline would connect tar sands in Alberta, Canada, to refineries on the...
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