WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday approved the route for the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, reversing a lower court that had blocked the proposal and clearing the way for a U.S. State Department ruling on the plan.
An incoming Republican senator from coal country is taking heat for hiring a veteran Democrat as a top energy and environmental policy adviser. However, the senator, who will sit on two key committees handling those issues, says she is confident in the hire.
Dozens of corporations have partnered with environmental groups to oppose the Keystone XL pipeline, RedState reports.
Media fact-checkers have their hands full debunking lies about the Keystone XL pipeline from anti-pipeline voices including a fringe media personality and President Barack Obama.