16 Sep '11, 5pm

Nebraska Cornhuskers punt #tarsands out of stadium

Nebraska Cornhuskers punt #tarsands out of stadium

Nebraska is fast becoming the epicenter of the battle over the controversial Keystone XL pipeline . The state’s Republican governor and both U.S. senators want it rerouted around the state, environmentalists are warning about the pipeline’s threat to the Ogalalla Aquifer , and local farmers and landowners are screaming “not in my backyard.” Last Saturday, TransCanada, the company seeking approval for construction of this 1,700-mile-long pipeline that would carry tar sands crude from Alberta to the Gulf Coast, got booed and then booted out of the most important and influential place in the whole state. No, not the state capitol, nor the Berkshire Hathaway headquarters. I’m talking, of course, about Memorial Stadium, where the University of Nebraska’s adored Cornhuskers take to the gridiron. During a game against Fresno State, some video ads for TransCanada played on the sta...

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