KXL: Fifty Conditions Involve A Multitude Of Details

Jul 29, 2015

When TransCanada was given authority to build the Keystone XL Pipeline through Western South Dakota ten years ago, the Public Utilities Commission issued 50 amended conditions with the permit. Those 50 conditions are at the heart of the Keystone XL Pipeline hearing held this week and next.

Bob Gough, right, and Kimberly Craven, left, cross examined TransCanada's Jon Schmidt.
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To read the 50 conditions, go to this link and scroll down to page 25.

https://puc.sd.gov/commission/orders/hydrocarbonpipeline/2010/hp09-001c.pdf

Landowner John Harter is an intervener in the KXL hearing. He tried to stop the pipeline from crossing his land near Colome, but failed.
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