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Keystone XL Pipeline
12:51 pm
Thu June 12, 2014

Canadian officials turn up pressure on KXL

Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver
Credit provided image

Officials from the Canadian government expressed frustration on June 11 over the U.S. government’s continued delay of a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline.

Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver and other high-ranking ministers denounced the Obama administration’s slow movement around the TransCanada Corporation’s $5.4 billion project. Oliver said he and other Canadian officials were in New York to keep the issue alive with the U.S. public and business.

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Keystone XL Pipeline
11:37 am
Mon April 21, 2014

TransCanada stocks drop after KXL delay

Legal opposition in Nebraska is slowing the federal approval process concerning the Keystone XL Pipeline.
NPR

The Obama administration’s slow movement on the Keystone XL pipeline appears to have caused TransCanada Corp.’s stock to drop sharply.

Bloomberg reported TransCanada’s stock down 3.78 percent at noon ET on Apr. 21. That’s the sharpest one-day drop in two years for the Canadian petroleum company.

On Apr. 18, the U.S. State Department announced that it would delay its decision on the northern leg of TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline until after a Nebraska court ruling concerning the project.

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Keystone XL Pipeline
10:59 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Canadian govt. investigating TransCanada safety

TransCanada is based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The Keystone XL Pipeline project is designed to deliver tar sands crude oil from Alberta to the U.S. Gulf Coast.
NPR

A Canadian government agency is investigating whether some fittings and steel pipe on TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone oil pipeline are below standards.

Canada’s National Energy Board began the work after a similar U.S.agency, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, began a similar investigation, according to a report by Bloomberg News.

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Keystone XL Pipeline
8:54 am
Tue December 10, 2013

TransCanada moves oil into southern Keystone XL

The line must be filled with oil before becoming operative for commercial deliveries, the company said.
StateImpact Texas

After years of legal battles and construction delays, the Canadian corporation TransCanada has begun moving oil into the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline. That portion of the pipeline pass throuigh Northeast Texas on its way from central Oklahoma to the Texas Gulf Coast.

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Keystone XL Pipeline
9:56 am
Thu November 7, 2013

Texas farmer wins Keystone-related entry in suit against USACOE

The federal courthouse in Lufkin, where a Douglass farmer has filed against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
www.txed.uscourts.gov

A farmer in Southeast Texas has won an entry of default in a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. According to a report by New York-based Bloomberg News, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed to respond to a lawsuit filed by Michael Bishop of Douglass, a small town about 15 miles west of Nacogdoches.

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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 gptarsandsresistance.org

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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TransCanada Pipeline
8:14 am
Tue September 25, 2012

TransCanada to Begin Trench Work This Week in Lamar County

After crews dig trenches in Lamar County, they'll lower the pipeline
North Shore Journal

LAMAR COUNTY - The oil company received approval from the Army Corps of Engineers this summer to construct the Gulf Coast leg of its pipeline project that begins in Cushing, Oklahoma.

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TransCanada Pipeline
8:52 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Pipeline Fight Continues near Texas Coast, Lamar County Ruling to be Appealed

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The legal fight against TransCanada in its quest to build an oil pipeline to the Gulf Coast is also brewing in Beaumont, where some rice farmers have challenged the company’s condemnation efforts.

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TransCanada Pipeline
4:18 pm
Wed September 5, 2012

Activists Block TransCanada Site in Hopkins County

Blockaders pose during Saltillo Solidarity Action
http://tarsandsblockade.org/3rd-action/

SALTILLO - Opponents of TransCanada’s Gulf Coast leg which will run through Northeast Texas are declaring victory after a Wednesday protest near Saltillo.

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Eminent Domain
8:01 am
Thu August 23, 2012

TransCanada Gets OK for Pipeline Through Lamar County Farm

www.transcanada.com

PARIS - Lamar County Judge Bill Harris has ruled against landowner Julia Crawford, saying Wednesday night that TransCanada has the right to eminent domain.

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Eminent Domain
9:23 am
Mon August 13, 2012

Fight Continues in Company's Quest for Pipeline through Lamar County

PARIS - A Lamar County landowner and Canadian pipeline company await a judge’s ruling over an eminent domain claim.

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