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Keystone XL Pipeline Gets Regulators’ OK In Nebraska, Clearing Key Hurdle

Enlarge this image Miles of unused pipe, prepared for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, sit in a lot outside Gascoyne, N.D., in 2014. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Andrew Burton/Getty Images The Keystone XL pipeline, an $8 billion project that has attracted significant protest from environmental groups, has cleared a major regulatory hurdle on its path to completion. On Monday, the Nebraska Public Service Commission certified the pipeline to run through the state. The commission — “an elected panel of four Republicans and one Democrat,” according to The…

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