Nebraska court approves route of controversial Keystone XL pipeline

Emilio Cogliani

Ruling from state supreme court clears one of the last remaining obstacles before President Obama is forced to make a decision on the pipeline

A Nebraska court has signed off on the proposed route for the Keystone XL, bringing the controversial project a crucial step closer to reality after six years of legal and political fighting.

The Nebraska supreme court said the state’s governor, Dave Heineman, had indeed acted within his authority in January 2013 when he approved the pipeline’s route.

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from Environment | The Guardian http://ift.tt/14CwuHA

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