State Dept. Gives New Keystone XL Route Environmental OK

Law360 (July 30, 2018, 4:12 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of State on Monday gave a preliminary environmental thumbs-up to a proposed alternative route through Nebraska for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, a route that is currently being challenged by landowners and other project opponents in the Nebraska Supreme Court.

The State Department, which has already issued a cross-border permit for TransCanada Corp.'s project at President Donald Trump's behest, unveiled a draft environmental assessment of a route through the Cornhusker State for the long-gestating pipeline approved by the Nebraska Public Service Commission last fall that deviated from TransCanada's preferred route. The State Department concluded that most environmental impacts,...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!