Final pipeline hearing pits jobs against environment
Those opposing the Keystone XL pipeline hold up banners during the U.S. State Department's sole public hearing in Grand Island Thursday to allow citizens to make their views known on the $7.6 billion Canada-to-Texas Keystone XL pipeline.
Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2013 12:00 am
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — A pipeline builder stood among pipeline fighters Thursday and tried his best to persuade the State Department to approve the controversial Keystone XL crude oil pipeline.
Chad Gilbert, a welder from Mancos, Colo., said the track record proves that pipelines move oil more safely than trucks, trains or ships.
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Thursday, April 18, 2013 12:00 am.