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New Pipeline Route Outlined
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Jan 4, 2013 03:46 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Production agriculture in the Nebraska Sandhills would see limited interruptions as a result of the proposed reroute of the Keystone XL pipeline, according to a new report from the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality.

NDEQ's final report to Gov. Dave Heineman Friday considers the project's potential effects on crop insurance, the ability for farmers to secure bank loans, how the pipeline would affect livestock and crop production and irrigation systems, and whether the pipeline would affect lands enrolled in conservation programs.

Back in May, TransCanada announced a new corridor that is said to go around the Sandhills ...

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