User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


55° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Hearings Discuss Keystone XL Pipeline

September 29, 2011, 6:30 PM by Ben Dunsmoor

Hearings Discuss Keystone XL Pipeline
PIERRE, SD - Transcanada, a $7 billion dollar project that would cut through western South Dakota, is trying to get a federal permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline that would bring oil from northern Alberta to Gulf Coast refineries.

But, before the U.S. State Department grants the permit they are holding public hearings along the proposed route, including right here in South Dakota.

Transcanada has already built one pipeline through South Dakota.

The Keystone one came online more than a year ago in the eastern part of the state. But, just because the company has built one pipeline doesn't mean there's not interest in this one.

More than 150 people showed up Thursday to speak out for and against the project.

The pipeline leaking is a major concern of pipeline opponents here in South Dakota and beyond.

In Nebraska, there are worries a leak would poison the Oglalla aquifer, which supplies water to most of the state.

KELOLAND's Ben Dunsmoor spent the day in Pierre. Click on the video player to hear what he witnessed. Tune into KELOLAND News at 10 for the story.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







Sponsored

 


You may also like

Heavy Rains Flood Sioux Falls

8/28/2015 5:47 AM

While intersections are open on Friday morning, many are still cleaning up after Thursday's torrential downpour in Sioux Falls.

Full Story | Watch
Missing Tea Teen Home Safe

8/22/2015 9:13 PM

A 17-year-old teenager from Tea reported missing Saturday has been found.

Full Story
Many Sioux Falls Streets Flooded Following Heavy Rain

8/27/2015 9:09 PM

Heavy rainfall Thursday evening caused flash flooding across Sioux Falls.

Full Story
City Officials React To 'Monster' Storm

8/28/2015 11:01 AM

Public Works Director Mark Cotter said the city's infrastructure performed well on Thursday against the rain.

Full Story | Watch
One Person Dead In Sioux Falls Motorcycle Accident

8/23/2015 5:42 PM

One person has been confirmed dead after an accident between a car and a motorcycle in Sioux Falls Sunday evening.

Full Story


Events