Tag: Dave Heineman

Nebraskans resist Keystone, spurning TransCanada’s checks (video)

While Calgary-based TransCanada Corp. has signed agreements with property owners in Montana and South Dakota along the Keystone XL pipeline’s proposed 1,179-mile route from Alberta, some families along the path through eastern Nebraska are holding out.  More »

53 senators push Obama to approve Keystone XL

A bipartisan group of 53 senators on Wednesday urged President Barack Obama to approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, over the objections of environmental activists who have made it a signature issue.  More »

Nebraska governor OKs Keystone XL route

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman on Tuesday approved a new route for the Keystone XL pipeline that would ferry Canadian oil sands crude to the Gulf Coast, setting up a big Obama administration decision on whether to green light the controversial project.  More »

Keystone XL critics insist feds should assess climate change effects

The Obama administration is set to unveil a fresh environmental analysis of the Keystone XL pipeline, but project opponents say that study won’t be complete unless it considers climate change costs tied to the $7 billion project.  More »

Heineman says Nebraska still needs pipeline law

Nebraska needs a law to address concerns over the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline even though the U.S. State Department decided Thursday to delay the hot-button project for at least a year, Gov. Dave Heineman said.  More »

Neb. gov. doubts company will move pipeline route

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman said he doubts TransCanada will voluntarily move the planned route of a controversial oil pipeline proposal.  More »

Neb. governor urges Obama to deny pipeline permit

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman today urged President Barack Obama and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to deny a federal permit for an oil pipeline that would carry Canadian oil over an aquifer that supplies drinking and irrigation water to parts of several states.  More »