Obama rejects Keystone XL permit

January 18th, 2012

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – President Barack Obama has denied TransCanada’s application to build an oil pipeline from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.

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Pipeline regs swiftly signed into law

November 22nd, 2011

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman swiftly signed two bills into law today that will regulate the location of oil pipelines in the state. Now comes the first test of the legislation.

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Pipeline bills set to become law

November 21st, 2011

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – The Nebraska Legislature is set to give final approval tomorrow to two bills regulating the location of oil pipelines. After that, attention will turn to the rerouting of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.

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Sandhills not off limits for future oil pipelines

November 17th, 2011

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – A bill to regulate future oil pipelines in Nebraska moved ahead Thursday, but without a provision that would have specifically barred them from the Sandhills.

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Lawmakers move forward on pipeline regs; Gov. wants credit

November 16th, 2011

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – The Nebraska Legislature is moving forward in the battle over regulating oil pipelines. But how long it will take until Nebraskans know the fate of Keystone XL remains uncertain.

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What’s the next step in special session?

November 11th, 2011

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Gov. Dave Heineman and critics praised the State Department’s decision to delay the pipeline Thursday. But the effect on the Legislature’s special session remains unclear.

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