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• Ruling due to come on heels of major TransCanada spill
• Decision could be a death knell, or just a spur for more suits

Keystone XL Day of Reckoning Comes to Nebraska After 9-Year Pipeline Fight


By -- Bloomberg —— Bio and Archives--November 20, 2017

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After nine years, two presidential decisions, multiple lawsuits and environmental protests, TransCanada Corp. is about to learn whether it will receive the final state permit needed to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

The company will find out today if its Keystone XL pipeline is finally, after months of indecision, able to traverse Nebraska when state regulators give a final thumbs up or down on whether the project is in the state’s interest. If it’s a yes, the decision could spur new legal action by foes; if no, the company may appeal in the courts. A third option, approval but with an adjusted route, could open further complications.—More…



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