KXL Pipeline

This topic curates the ongoing coverage of stories related to the Keystone XL/TransCanada Pipeline.

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Keystone XL Pipeline
9:53 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Texas Supreme Court will not review ruling favoring TransCanada

Crews building the Keystone XL pipeline in 2013. The southern leg of the project, which runs through Northeast Texas, has been completed and is operating.
Mark Haslett

Lamar County landowner Julia Trigg Crawford’s petition for review of a lower court’s ruling in favor of TransCanada Corp. has been denied by the Texas Supreme Court. Crawford had been contesting the Canadian company’s right to build the Keystone XL pipeline through her family’s farm in northwestern Lamar County.

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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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