| Mar 2, 2013
| 10:24 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new State Department report is the latest evidence that the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada should be approved, supporters say.
The draft report, issued Friday, finds there would be no significant...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 12:05 PM
More than 200 opponents to the Keystone XL Pipeline gathered Sunday in Chicago’s Grant Park, about halfway between Washington, D.C.—where thousands more marched against the proposed pipeline – and the route that would carry Canadian...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 9:38 AM
With the revised route for the Keystone XL pipeline having last week won approval from Nebraska's Republican governor, the geology of North America's most controversial energy project is clear: It has landed President Barack Obama between a rock and a...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 6:44 AM
LINCOLN, Neb. - The state of Nebraska has responded to a lawsuit filed by three opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline that would carry Canadian tar sands oil south through Nebraska and other states to Gulf coast refineries.
The lawsuit says the law...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 4:55 AM
Governor Sean Parnell says his new benchmarks for progress on a major gas pipeline must be met before the state talks gas tax rates with companies.
Parnell set a new series of benchmarks in his State of the State address Wednesday. The first of those...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:53 AM
LINCOLN, Neb. - Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman has approved a new route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline that avoids the state's environmentally sensitive Sandhills region.
Heineman sent a letter Tuesday to President Barack Obama confirming that he would...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 1:24 PM
WASHINGTON, S.D. - U.S. Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) today issued the following statement regarding news that Governor Dave Heineman (R-Neb.) has approved the new route through Nebraska for the Keystone XL pipeline, which would also run through South...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 5:40 PM
The Alaska State Legislature released a list of dozens of prefiled bills from both chambers Monday as it prepares to convene next week, covering a range of topics from state fisheries to switchblades.
House Bill 18, sponsored by Rep. Bill Stoltze (R-...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:48 AM
Governor Sean Parnell's budget director says the administration doesn't expect a shortfall next fiscal year in the amount budgeted for work on a major natural gas pipeline project.
The state agreed to pay TransCanada Corp. up to $500 million in...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 8:20 AM
LINCOLN, Neb. - A state evaluation of TransCanada's route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline through Nebraska has been sent to the governor.
The office of Gov. Dave Heineman said in a news release Friday that he has 30 days to review the more than 2,000...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 1:06 AM
BROOKINGS - The South Dakota FFA Association hosted 446 FFA members from across South Dakota at the 2012 State FFA Leadership Career Development Events on Dec. 2-3 in Pierre, S.D. These FFA members advanced to the state level competition by placing...