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

Hearing Set in Lamar County Eminent Domain Case

Aug 9, 2012
Terrence Henry / State Impact Texas

PARIS - Supporters of landowner Julia Crawford are expected to fill a Lamar County courtroom Friday morning in the latest hearing concerning TransCanada.

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.

Texas Lawmakers Ponder Oversight of Eminent Domain

Jul 24, 2012
Photo by Allen Rich, North Texas E-News

AUSTIN - Lamar County landowner Julia Crawford was among those to testify before lawmakers concerning companies that use eminent domain to install pipelines on private property.

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.

Court dismisses pipeline petition

Apr 18, 2012
Photo by Allen Rich, North Texas E-News

TEXARKANA - An appeals court has dismissed a petition seeking to stop TransCanada’s pipeline from traveling through a Lamar County farm after the petition’s author failed to issue a case record.

Pipeline through Texas another step closer

Mar 23, 2012

CUSHING, OK - Canadian proponents of TransCanada's Keystone XL project are applauding U.S. President Barack Obama's directive to expedite the approval process for the 485-mile southern leg of the oil pipeline to Texas. 

New pipeline receives support from White House

Feb 28, 2012

CALGARY, ALBERTA - TransCanada says it will move forward with plans to construct the segment of oil pipeline from Cushing, Oklahoma to Port Arthur, Texas.

PARIS - A Paris judge has approved a motion by TransCanada to dissolve a temporary restraining order brought against them by a Lamar County landowner.

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.

PARIS - A Lamar County family fighting to block the TransCanada pipeline from crossing their farm finally got their wish.

Canadian pipeline rejected by White House

Jan 18, 2012

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

Northeast Texans, nation await decision on pipeline

Nov 2, 2011

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.

Status of proposed oil pipeline remains in limbo

Oct 27, 2011

DENVER - President Barack Obama says his administration has made no decision on whether a Canadian company can proceed with plans for a transnational oil pipeline to Texas.