Nebraska to decide on Keystone XL pipeline next week

November 13, 2017

Regulators in Nebraska will announce their decision on the Keystone XL pipeline project next week.

The five members of the Nebraska Public Service Commission will vote on a proposed order for the Keystone XL pipeline on Nov. 20, the agency announced on Monday, though it didn't detail what that decision might be.

Approval from the Nebraska commission is one of several tasks facing Keystone XL developer TransCanada, which hopes to build the pipeline and deliver oil from Alberta, Canada, to the Gulf of Mexico.

President Trump granted a presidential permit for the controversial $8 billion pipeline in March. But state regulators still need to approve it, and green groups have sued over Trump's decision, raising a legal barrier against the pipeline as well.

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