Keystone XL Pipeline

Keystone XL Pipeline
8:03 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Pipeline running behind schedule

The pipeline, which is following the eastern (purple) route, is expected to go online in early 2014.
StateImpact Texas

Construction of TransCanada’s Keystone Gulf Coast Pipeline is slightly behind plan, according to Genscape, a Kentucky-based provider of information to energy markets.

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Keystone XL Pipeline
7:48 am
Wed August 28, 2013

Appeals court rules for TransCanada

TransCanada began work on Crawford's property earlier this year.
Mark Haslett

Calgary-based TransCanada Corporation has won a state appeals court battle over putting the Keystone XL pipeline across Lamar County farm, in a ruling released late Tuesday.

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Keystone XL Pipeline
2:25 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Keystone XL appeal going to Greenville court

The eastern (purple) route is the one being built by TransCanada.
StateImpact Texas

The next development in the ongoing legal battle over the Keystone XL pipeline in Northeast Texas will occur next week. 

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Keystone XL Pipeline
1:17 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

One injured in Okla. pipeline protest

Protestors disrputed the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline near Seminole, Okla., on Monday.
provided photograph

Eight people locked themselves to construction equipment and a work trailer Monday to delay construction of the Keystone XL pipeline in Oklahoma.

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Keystone XL Pipeline
9:18 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Keystone XL in Texas gaining momentum

Crews ready the site for heavier equipment at the farm in Direct, Texas.
Mark Haslett

As one Northeast Texas landowner awaits her appeal, a court in Beaumont rules in favor of TransCanada Corporation.

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Keystone XL Pipeline
10:39 am
Thu May 16, 2013

TransCanada crews begin work at Red'Arc Farm

In this undated 2013 photograph, Julia Crawford Trigg stands alongside the fence dividing her property from the area granted to TransCanada.
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Rain, thunder and lightning did not deter TransCanada workers from beginning major operations at Julia Trigg Crawford's Red'Arc farm in northwestern Lamar County on Thursday morning.

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4:11 am
Thu April 4, 2013

Arkansas Oil Spill Sheds Light On Aging Pipeline System

A worker cleans up oil in Mayflower, Ark., on Monday, days after a pipeline ruptured and spewed oil over lawns and roadways.
Jeannie Nuss AP

Originally published on Thu April 4, 2013 9:45 am

Amber Bartlett was waiting last Friday for her kids to come home from school. One of them called from the entrance to the upscale subdivision near Little Rock, Ark., to tell her the community was being evacuated because of an oil spill. Bartlett was amazed by what she saw out her front door.

"I mean, just rolling oil. I mean, it was like a river," she says. "It had little waves in it."

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1:25 pm
Tue December 25, 2012

Texas Man Takes Last Stand Against Keystone XL Pipeline

David Daniel, an east Texas landowner, was so determined to block the Keystone XL pipeline from coming through his forest that he built an elaborate network of treehouses eight stories above the ground.
Maggie Starbard NPR

Originally published on Tue December 25, 2012 3:20 pm

An east Texas landowner was so determined to block the Keystone XL pipeline from coming through his forest that he took to his trees and built an elaborate network of treehouses eight stories above the ground.

"It popped into my head a long time ago, actually," says 45-year-old David Daniel. "If I had to climb my butt on top of a tree and sit there, I would. It started with that."

It turned out to be Daniel's last stand in a long battle against the Keystone XL, a pipeline project that would bring oil from Canada all the way to refineries in the Texas Gulf Coast.

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9:48 am
Tue July 31, 2012

Company to Begin Pipeline Installation in Coming Weeks

Map of pipeline route through Texas counties

HOUSTON - TransCanada is now in a position to start construction on the Gulf Coast leg of their oil pipeline, after receiving approval of the third and final permit needed from the Army Corps of Engineers, the Associated Press reports.

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Keystone XL Pipeline
10:35 pm
Wed May 9, 2012

TransCanada: The latest from around the web

This screenshot shows the current and future pipelines that belong to TransCanada. The dotted green lines indicate the Keystone XL expansion proposal that has been hotly contested by landowners.

The ongoing saga of the proposed TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline set to run crude from the tar sands of Alberta down to Galveston is making the rounds on the web. Here's what we've found so far.

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7:00 am
Thu February 23, 2012

Judge to rule on landowner's restraining order vs. TransCanada

Texans rally outside the Lamar County Courthouse Friday, February 17.
Photo by Sam Craft/The Paris News

PARIS - Environmentalists who oppose the Keystone XL Pipeline are again planning to converge on the Lamar County Courthouse Friday in support of Julie Triggs Crawford.

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7:29 am
Wed February 8, 2012

Deuell on board with construction of oil pipeline

AUSTIN - A state senator from Northeast Texas is among six state legislators to send a letter to Washington urging Congress to immediately approve construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline. 

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4:48 pm
Wed January 18, 2012

Canadian pipeline rejected by White House

WASHINGTON - The impact of the Obama Administration’s rejection of a permit for the Keystone Pipeline proposal is felt in East Texas.

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Oil pipeline
8:12 am
Wed November 2, 2011

Northeast Texans, nation await decision on pipeline

WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Barack Obama says what's best for the American people and the economy will guide his administration's decision on whether a Canadian company can go ahead with a transnational oil pipeline to Texas.

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