Nebraska is again at the center of the political debate over the Keystone XL pipeline as the company behind the project asks the State Department to pause its review of the proposal while TransCanada works with state officials to secure its preferred route.
The request marks the latest turn in the long-running battle between well-organized Nebraska landowners who oppose the pipeline and its developer. Some answers to key questions about the situation:
WHAT'S BEHIND THE DEVELOPER'S LATEST MOVE?
The move by TransCanada comes as President Barack Obama's administration appears increasingly likely to reject the pipeline permit application before leaving office...