Awaiting approval for pipeline, TransCanada sweetens the pot for Nebraska landowners
Susan Dunavan and her husband own 80 acres of land near York, Neb., in the path of the Keystone XL pipeline. They have received four easement agreements from TransCanada but have refused the offers. “TransCanada can offer whatever they want,” she said. “I will not take it.”
Posted: Saturday, August 10, 2013 12:00 am
YORK, Neb. — Sam Fischer didn't care about the money. He wanted the oil pipeline routed to the other side of his well.
So he used the only leverage he had and refused to sign an agreement with the Canadian company building the pipeline. In response, the company invoked the power of eminent domain, and a judge condemned Fischer's land.
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