The Keystone XL Pipeline: Background information when reading This Blessed Earth

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This Blessed Earth

A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm

by Ted Genoways

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This Blessed Earth by Ted Genoways
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The Keystone XL Pipeline

Keystone pipeline near Swanton, Nebraska The Keystone Pipeline is a 36-inch-diameter oil pipeline between Alberta, Canada and Texas. It transports 550,000 barrels of crude oil from Canada to refineries and distribution centers in the United States every day. It was constructed in three phases, with the first – stretching to southern Nebraska and then across to two refineries in Illinois – completed in 2010. Extensions to Oklahoma and onwards to Texas were finished in 2011 and 2014, respectively. The pipeline now crosses eight states: North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Keystone Pipeline Route Keystone was in the news in 2016 and 2017 because of the controversial XL (for "export limited") expansion. This supplementary pipeline, running from Alberta directly to southern Nebraska and connecting with the previous route, could carry an additional 830,000 barrels of oil per day and would cut through Montana, South Dakota, and new parts of Nebraska – raising concerns for central ...

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