08 Aug '17, 5pm

#NoKXL

#NoKXL

All eyes are on Nebraska this week as the state Public Service Commission holds its intervenor hearings on the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The 5-member PSC is the elected body tasked with determining if a route for this project should be approved in the state. TransCanada's witnesses were the first to take the stand yesterday and were questioned by attorneys representing landowners, environmental groups, and native Tribes, as well as by the PSC. Questions focused on the company's liability in the case of an issue with their tar sands pipeline and how the company plans to avoid permanent damage to the land, water, and other natural and cultural resources if their project is permitted, as well as what the company would do once their pipeline is no longer usable. The day was filled with a few heated exchanges between lawyers representing landowners and community ...

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