Keystone XL Plan Still Crosses Vital Aquifer, Neb. Says

Law360, New York (January 4, 2013, 4:03 PM EST) -- TransCanada Corp. has successfully rerouted its planned Keystone XL oil pipeline to avoid some of Nebraska's more environmentally sensitive regions, but the proposed $7 billion project would still cross a critical source of drinking water, according to an evaluation the state published on Friday.

The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality sent its Final Keystone XL Pipeline Evaluation Report — some 2,000 pages of raw data, maps, history and analysis — to Republican Gov. Dave Heineman for review and final approval of the route for a 194.5-mile...
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