KDLT Home KDLT on Facebook KDLT on Twitter Get the KDLT iPhone App Get the KDLT Android App

TransCanada CEO Surprised At Furor Over Pipeline



Bookmark and Share

The chief executive of a Canadian company that wants to pipe oil from tar sands in western Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast says he is surprised at the opposition the project has generated.
   
CEO Russ Girling, Calgary-based TransCanada, said Friday he did not expect the proposed Keystone XL pipeline to become a "lightning rod" in the debate over fossil fuels and alternative energy. The company installed a similar pipeline less than two years ago with little opposition.
   
Environmental activists, religious groups and young people inspired by the protests against Wall Street plan are protesting the 1,700-mile pipeline, which would travel through Montana, South Dakota, Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma.

The State Department is holding a hearing on the $7 billion project. A decision is expected in December.
< Prev Story Back To Top Next Story >
     

Sioux Falls Chase Crashes 4 Cars

A man was arrested Wednesday night after Sioux Falls police say he caused several wrecks during a ...

Portrait Of Janklow Dedicated To USD  story with video

A portrait of former South Dakota Governor Bill Janklow now hangs with nine ...

AZ Gun Range Incident Raises Questions  story with video

The right to keep and bear arms, a right so important to our founding ...

South Dakota Tech School Gets $500,000 NASA Grant  Aug. 27

SD Lawmakers Explore Highway Funding, User Fees  Aug. 27

Restaurant Manager: "It sounded Like A Car Hit The Building"  story with video  Aug. 27

South Dakota Tech School Gets $500,000 NASA Grant  Aug. 27

City Proposes Deer Management Program  story with video  Aug. 27

Ready to Start Program Launches  Aug. 27

A Guide To The EB-5 Program Investigation In SD  Aug. 27

Dem Asks For Another Lawmaker To Sit In For Her  Aug. 27

'Cops' Crew Member Killed In Omaha Shooting  Aug. 27

Conservative Americans For Prosperity Comes To SD  Aug. 27

Hoven Students Begin Classes In Former Hospital  Aug. 27

Faulkton To Be Honorary SD Capital For A Day  Aug. 27

USD Using Drone To Capture Images For Marketing  Aug. 27

Portion Of Downtown SF Building Collapses  Aug. 27

ESPN: "First Four" Could Come To SF  story with video  Aug. 26

Joan Jett To Break-In PREMIER Center  Aug. 26

An Injured Bicyclist's Road To Recovery  story with video  Aug. 26

KDLT News Archive
     

Portion Of Downtown SF Building Collapses

A portion of a historic building in Downtown ...

'Cops' Crew Member Killed In Omaha Shooting

The production company behind the "Cops" television show ...

A Guide To The EB-5 Program Investigation In SD

Republican and Democratic lawmakers hope to delve deeper into ...

Restaurant Manager: "It sounded Like A Car Hit The Building"  story with video  Aug. 27

USD Using Drone To Capture Images For Marketing  Aug. 27

Faulkton To Be Honorary SD Capital For A Day  Aug. 27

Hoven Students Begin Classes In Former Hospital  Aug. 27

AZ Gun Range Incident Raises Questions  story with video  Aug. 27

KDLT News Archive
     
Back To Top