AG POLICY NEWS
State Dept. Releases Keystone Report
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Jan 31, 2014 04:28 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- The building of the northern leg of TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline that includes a track through farms and ranches in northern Nebraska would cause little environmental harm, according to an environmental impact statement released by the U.S. Department of State on Friday.

Rural landowners in Nebraska have spoken out against the project because of concerns about how pipeline accidents could affect groundwater quality and sensitive lands.

Hundreds of citizens, including farmers, ranchers, environmentalists and others attended public hearings held by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Grand Island, Neb., last year, including farmers who said the pipeline ...

Quick View
  • Xtend Moves Forward USDA has issued its final environmental impact statement recommending full deregulation of Monsan...
  • Land Market What could the next year hold for land values?
  • No Agreement on Tax Extenders White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Monday said in his daily briefing that the White House woul...
  • Senior Partners - 4 At-your-service consultants help you walk through estate planning from start to finish.
  • Dow's Gutsy Decision Dow's decision to launch Enlist offers some hand-selected growers a chance to test drive new tech...
  • Congress Reaches Funding Deal The overall Agriculture Department and related agencies bill would cost $20.5 billion for fiscal ...
  • Need To Bee Accurate A news story had the wires buzzing Tuesday afternoon after a report that EPA was set to restrict ...
  • Kub's Den The Dakotas lost more than $130 million in grain revenue during the 2013-14 marketing year compar...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to improve udder quality in my herd?
Related News Stories
Obama Downplays Keystone Benefits
USDA Dropping Checkoff Plan
Washington Insider-- Friday
Ag Policy Blog
Ag Policy Blog
Elections Won't Soften TPP Issues
Ag a Winner in Cuba Diplomacy
Washington Insider-- Thursday
Ag Policy Blog
Water-Quality Trading Touted