TransCanada To Break Ground On Part Of Keystone Pipeline

Law360, New York (February 27, 2012, 2:44 PM EST) -- TransCanada Corp. said Monday it would start building a major leg of the Keystone XL pipeline in the U.S., allowing the company to partially avoid the presidential permit process that has held up the controversial project.

In a letter to the U.S. Department of State, TransCanada said it would begin construction on a portion of the pipeline from Cushing, Okla., to the Gulf Coast that wouldn’t need a presidential permit.

As initially planned, the roughly 1,700-mile Keystone XL project would have expanded on an existing pipeline...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.