Keystone XL Pipeline Hearings

The Nebraska Public Service Commission held hearings on the Keystone XL Pipeline beginning Monday, Aug. 7 and continuing through Thursday, Aug. 10 at the Marriott Cornhusker Hotel in Lincoln. NET News will provide daily coverage with news stories and a special podcast dedicated to the events that unfold each day.


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Latest Reporting on Keystone’s Impact on Nebraska

The Keystone XL oil pipeline took a step toward being built Monday when a government commission in Nebraska approved a route for the project. But according to pipeline opponents, the decision may also clear the way for future... more››
The Keystone XL hearing ended Thursday morning, one day earlier than scheduled. Thursday morning’s brief cross-examination of a couple TransCanada witnesses focused mostly on whether or not the company had adequately evaluated... more››
TransCanada questions claims that the Keystone XL oil pipeline would harm land values along the proposed route in Nebraska. Meanwhile, environmental groups argue electric lines built to power pump stations would threaten... more››
Hearings on the proposed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline route through Nebraska continued yesterday in an effort to decide whether to reject or reroute it.TransCanada officials and landowners testified before the Nebraska Public... more››
Hearings on the proposed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline route through Nebraska got underway Monday. Representatives of TransCanada testified on a range of topics and were closely questioned by lawyers representing landowners... more››
People protesting the proposed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline filled the street in front of Nebraska’s Capitol, then marched through downtown Lincoln Sunday on the eve of a crucial hearing on the pipeline’s fate.Traffic was... more››
The upcoming – and potentially decisive -- Nebraska Public Service Commission hearing on the proposed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline promises to be a powerful mix of legal -- and personal – concerns.Nebraska law says the Public... more››
NET News takes a look at the economic impact pipeline construction might have; and we hear about one group becoming increasingly involved in the public debate: the unions.Every summer when he was a kid, TJ Dick’s father would... more››
Next week, Nebraska’s Public Service Commission will hear arguments on all sides of the Keystone XL Pipeline debate. One of the biggest concerns cited by Nebraskans and landowners along the pipeline route is potential... more››
When TransCanada planned its route for the Keystone XL pipeline, residents along the path in Nebraska cried foul because it went through the Sandhills. The company proposed a new route, but some still claim the project crosses... more››
Keystone Debate References Lessons Learned After Michigan Oil Spill
A massive oil spill in Michigan seven years ago has a prominent place in Nebraska's Keystone pipeline debate. Our two-part Signature Story examines the impact and lessons learned from the Kalamazoo River oil spill.

More NET News Coverage on Keystone XL

The future of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline rests, once again, in Nebraska.Today's NewsHeadlineHere's the latest from... more››
As the Nebraska Public Service Commission prepares for a hearing that could determine if the Keystone XL pipeline gets built,... more››
Supporters and opponents of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline through Nebraska renewed their battle at a public meeting... more››
President Trump gave new momentum to the controversial Keystone XL pipeline when he took office. But the final say on whether it... more››
President Barack Obama rejected TransCanada's request to build the Keystone XL pipeline today (Friday, Nov. 6).The announcement... more››
TransCanada, the pipeline company that wants to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline across Nebraska, announced Tuesday it will... more››