TransCanada’s application for a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline has been rejected---but the matter could be far from over.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nearly three years after Nebraska's governor approved a route for the Keystone XL pipeline, the project developer is once again seeking state authorization for the same proposed path.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline is reversing course in Nebraska and will drop its eminent domain lawsuits against landowners who don't want the pipeline running through their property.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Three groups will receive $5.9 million in federal grants to train first responders to handle railroad incidents involving crude oil, ethanol and other flammable liquids.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A utilities board that will soon decide whether to allow a private company to build an oil pipeline in Iowa says it has received roughly 3,700 objections on the project.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Groups opposing plans to build an oil pipeline across Iowa say organizers have submitted more than 2,600 written statements against the project.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House panel has issued a subpoena to Secretary of State John Kerry for department documents, reports and letters related to the contentious push to build the Keystone XL pipeline.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline say they'll continue to fight the project even though the state's Supreme Court allowed its planned route to stand.

Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline say there’s the potential for additional legal action following the Nebraska Supreme Court’s ruling Friday.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's highest court has tossed a lawsuit challenging a proposed route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline, saying the landowners who sued didn't have legal standing to do so.

Senate panel approves Keystone bill despite veto threat

Jan 8, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared a key Senate committee Thursday, setting up a floor debate next week as Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called on President Barack Obama to rescind his veto threat.

Gas prices below $2 a gallon in many Omaha locations

Dec 29, 2014

Gas prices in the Omaha area are 72 cents lower than one month ago, according to tracking site

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell says approving the Keystone XL pipeline will top the Senate agenda in January. The issue could set up an early 2015 veto confrontation with President Barack Obama.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Congress is scrambling to vote on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, but the project could still end up before an obscure commission in Nebraska that regulates telephones, taxi cabs and grain bins.

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa landowners want to see the details of a proposed oil pipeline that would carry crude oil from North Dakota across the state to Illinois.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court will hear arguments in a lawsuit filed by landowners who want to overturn the approved route of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

NELIGH, Neb. (AP) — Willie Nelson and Neil Young will headline a concert next month in a Nebraska cornfield organized by opponents of a proposed pipeline that would carry oil from Canada south to the Gulf Coast.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study concludes that the much-debated Keystone XL pipeline could produce four times more global warming pollution than the State Department calculated this year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline will participate in a walk across the nation to draw attention to climate change.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are refusing to let supporters of the Keystone XL oil pipeline to use an energy efficiency bill as a vehicle to attempt winning congressional approval for the controversial project.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate supporters of the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline have introduced legislation authorizing its immediate construction and say they expect the measure will come to a vote in the coming days.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supporters of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline are seeking a swift election-year Senate vote on legislation to approve the project that environmentalists oppose strongly and the Obama administration has delayed indefinitely.

Gas prices up in Omaha compared to 2013

Apr 21, 2014

Gas prices are up 21 cents in Omaha compared to this time last year.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is giving federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL pipeline before deciding whether to issue a permit.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A majority of Nebraska's state lawmakers have signed a letter in support of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Oil production grew again last year in southwest Nebraska thanks to new techniques, but state officials don't expect the boom to last long.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Keystone XL oil pipeline's route through Nebraska will face months of additional delays now that a federal judge has invalidated the pipeline's path.

UNO political scientist discusses Keystone XL court ruling

Feb 21, 2014

A UNO political scientist says even with a court ruling Wednesday on the Keystone XL pipeline, the project will likely be built.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge has struck down a Nebraska law that allowed the Keystone XL oil pipeline to proceed through the state.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada has cleared a significant hurdle after the State Department raised no major environmental objections to its construction.