In court, landowners seek to hit reset on Keystone XL pipeline route
Pipeline opponent Jane Kleeb of Hastings ties on an armband on Allen Schreiber of Lincoln at a rally outside Pershing Auditorium in 2011.
Posted: Friday, September 27, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — An attorney for landowners suing to stop the Keystone XL oil pipeline told a judge Friday that the state has illegally allowed a Canadian company to condemn private land for the project.
As the proposed pipeline awaits a decision on federal approval, the legal battle that played out Friday could spell more delays for a project that seeks to move heavy Canadian crude oil to refineries on the U.S. Gulf Coast.
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Friday, September 27, 2013 12:00 am.