A top TransCanada official says the latest environmental impact study released by the State Department confirms the Keystone XL pipeline will safety transport oil through Nebraska
A top TransCanada official says the latest environmental impact study released by the State Department confirms the Keystone XL pipeline will safety transport oil through Nebraska.
TransCanada Energy and Oil Pipelines President Alex Pourbaix says the draft released by the State Department confirms Keystone can be operated without harm to the environment...and Pourbaix says TransCanada has every reason to operate it safely.
Alex Pourbaix, President, TransCanada Energy and Oil Pipelines Division; "pipeline safely"
Pourbaix points out nearly 400-million barrels of oil have flown through the original Keystone pipeline in eastern Nebraska without incident.
Ultimately, President Obama will decide whether TransCanada gets a permit to build the 7 Billion dollar 17-hundred mile pipeline from western Canada to the Gulf Coast.
A TransCanada executive says the reasons to build the Keystone XL pipeline remain solid reasons, despite objections raised by environmental groups.
Energy and Oil Pipelines Division President Alex Pourbaix says a recently released State Department preliminary environmental impact study confirms Keystone XL can be operated safely...and will bring economic benefits to the United States. . .
Pourbaix; "environmental risks"
TransCanada estimates construction of Keystone XL from western Canada to the Gulf Coast will require 10-Thousand construction workers and create 42-Thousand direct or indirect jobs.
President Obama ultimately decides whether TransCanada will be given a permit to proceed with construction.
An executive for TransCanada says the preliminary report on Keystone XL released by the State Department confirms the economic value of the project.
Energy and Oil Pipelines Division President Alex Pourbaix says the State Department draft report supports TransCanada's contention that the pipeline can transport oil safely...without harmful impact on the environment, but with great impact on the economy.
Pourbaix; "for Americans"
The project is projected to employ 10-Thousand construction workers and support 42-Thousand direct and indirect jobs.
TransCanada has applied for a presidential permit to build the pipeline from western Canada to the Gulf of Mexico
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(courtesy of Nebraska Radio Network)