This year, following the president’s actions, opponents and supporters in Nebraska are preparing for the second round of a momentous confrontation over the Keystone XL pipeline. Montana and South Dakota already have approved construction. The Nebraska Public Service Commission, though, has not.
The Cowboy-Indian Alliance made waves in April when participants led a five-day "Reject and Protect" campaign in Washington, D.C., against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
Nebraska landowners opposing the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline scored a major victory in court today—one that could significantly delay the $5 billion project by at least temporarily blocking its construction through the Cornhusker state.