KXL Pipeline Battle Has Played Out In SD For Years

Feb 19, 2015

Debra White Plume
Credit File photo by Victoria Wicks

On Monday Congress returns to Washington. At some point during the week the Congressional act authorizing construction of the Keystone XL pipeline will hit President Barack Obama’s desk. He has vowed to veto the bill passed by the House and Senate. This issue has polarized the country politically in a way that hasn’t been attached to any other pipeline construction. SDPB’s Victoria Wicks takes a brief look at South Dakota’s history with this issue.