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Many Landowners Await Pipeline
Tue Mar 18, 2014 04:56 PM CDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- If the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline ever gains approval, Ronald Weber will watch from his farmhouse as workers lay the line beneath a half-mile of his cropland in northeast Nebraska.

The 69-year-old retired farmer wishes the pipeline had missed his property, simply to avoid the difficulty of growing corn and soybeans around the construction work. But what leaves Weber exasperated are the repeated project delays.

"It's ridiculous that we haven't yet built this thing," he said. "It would have been nice if they had gone a mile over and missed me, but these kinds of ...

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