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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 ...

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