31 Oct '11, 5am

Opposition to Keystone XL Pipeline Heating Up

Opposition to Keystone XL Pipeline Heating Up

Nebraska has, in many ways, been ground zero in the fight against the pipeline, led in the forefront by Jane Kleeb 's grassroots activist group, Bold Nebraska . Public opposition to the pipeline got the attention of the governor of a Republican Party generally uninclined to accept scientific reality. Having already urged President Obama and Secretary of State Hilary Clinton to deny the permit on a seperate occasion at the end of August, Heineman, hearing only the sound of silence from what DeSmogBlog has called "State Department Oil Services ," Heineman called for a special sesssion regarding the pipeline. "The purpose of the Special Session will be to find a legal and constitutional solution to the siting of oil pipelines within the state," according to a press release issued by Heineman. Of chief concern, the current pipeline route runs directly over the Nebraska Sand Hi...

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/opposition-keystone-xl-pipeline...

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