LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS
Pipeline Perplexity - 2
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Nov 18, 2013 12:58 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- With a North American energy boom expected to continue in the years to come, more farmers and other landowners will see pipelines cross their fields.

Battles over where those pipelines are to be sited will continue. The three-year fight over the Keystone XL pipeline is the current example for the "not in my back yard" efforts.

History has shown, however, that once a path is set, there is often little landowners can do to stop construction. That moves the battle from site location to post-construction safety and a less-probed question: Can federal regulators keep up with the ...

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