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TransCanada Claims Nebraska Keystone XL Route Still Valid Despite Recent Court Ruling

By James Gerken

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline said Monday that its proposed route through Nebraska is still legally valid until a higher court decides whether the state’s pipeline siting law is constitutional.

A spokesman for Calgary-based TransCanada said last week’s ruling to invalidate the proposed route cannot be enforced while a lawsuit filed by landowners is on appeal. The case is expected to end up in the Nebraska Supreme Court. Company officials said the ruling shouldn’t affect the ongoing federal review. TransCanada is not a party to the lawsuit between landowners and the state, but has followed …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green