Keystone’s foes ready to press on with fight

Lawsuits, protests, politics in arsenal

Posted: February 2, 2014 at 4:28 a.m.

Bruce Boettcher, a rancher in Bassett, Neb., kicks up sand in his pasture to demonstrate the fragility of the Nebraska Sandhills near the Keystone pipeline planned route. “We’re not going to stand still on this,” Boettcher said Friday.

With yet another obstacle removed for the Keystone XL pipeline, opponents are pressing forward with a lawsuit to challenge the project, public protests and an effort to inject the issue into the November elections.


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