Nebraska Supreme Court backs state-approved Keystone XL route

Oil & Gas Journal: The Nebraska Supreme Court ruled that a route approved by the state’s Public Service Commission for the proposed Keystone XL (KXL) crude oil pipeline across the state is in the public interest. The Aug. 23 decision backing the Mainline Alternative Route, which the PSC approved in a 3-2 vote on Nov. 20, 2017, struck down legal challenges by several of the project’s opponents.

“The Supreme Court decision is another important step as we advance toward building this vital energy infrastructure project,” said Russ Girling, president of Calgary-based TC Energy Corp., the project’s sponsor.

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