Nebraska commission hears opinions on Keystone XL pipeline
June 30, 2017
NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — Opponents of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline told the Nebraska Public Service Commission this week that they're concerned about potential environmental problems from the project, but supporters say such concerns are overblown.
The pipeline is slated to carry about 830,000 barrels of tar sands crude oil through Nebraska every day, the Norfolk Daily News (http://bit.ly/2t4a7Ih ) reported.
During a public meeting about the project on Wednesday in Norfolk, opponents said the pipeline would be only a temporary economic gain and a major gamble on the state's valuable unde...