Nebraska Judge Blocks Keystone Construction

February 20, 2014

Lancaster County (Neb.) District Judge Stephanie F. Stacy overturned the law that allowed Gov. Dave Heineman to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline through the state, according to The Washington Post.

The judge called the law unconstitutional and noted that routing decisions must be made by the state’s Public Service Commission, not the governor. Stacy has prohibited Heineman’s team from taking any further action on the Jan. 22, 2013 approval of the route, the report says.

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Source: The Washington Post