"TransCanada, Nebraska Reach Deal On Keystone"

"Nebraska and TransCanada Corp reached a deal on Monday that will see the state pay for environmental studies on a new route for the $7 billion Keystone XL pipeline that steers clear of the environmentally sensitive Sand Hills region and the Ogallala aquifer."

"State legislators will vote on the deal on Tuesday, Mike Flood, the legislature's speaker said."

Michael Avok reports for Reuters November 15, 2011.

SEE ALSO:

"TransCanada Backs New Route for Stalled U.S. Pipeline" (AFP)

"Keystone XL Is Delayed—So Where's the Oil Going Now?" (Mother Jones)

"Nebraska Sandhills Spared: TransCanada Will Reroute Pipeline" (ENS)

"Activist Leaders Explain How They Beat the Keystone XL Pipeline" (Inside Climate News)

"TransCanada Says It Will Reroute Planned Oil Pipeline To Avoid Environmentally Sensitive Area" (AP)

Source: Reuters, 11/15/2011