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Nebraska State Sen. Ken Haar of Malcolm, Neb., a member of the Natural Resources Committee, questions John Hansen of the Nebraska Farmers Union on Tuesday during a public hearing in Lincoln, Neb., on LB 4, a measure by Sen. Chris Langemeier of Schuyler, Neb., that would hand pipe-routing power to Gov. Dave Heineman. The special session of the Nebraska Legislature continues as lawmakers seek to address concerns over the 1,700-mile Keystone XL pipeline, that would carry Canadian crude oil from Canada throu...

Reroute considered for oil pipeline

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WASHINGTON -- The State Department is considering a plan that would reroute the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada away from environmentally sensitive areas of Nebraska, an action that could delay a final decision on the project until after the 2012 election.


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