NBC News Visits Landowners, Clean Energy Barn, Rosebud Sioux Spirit Camp on Keystone XL Route

Mark Hefflinger

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NBC News recently visited tiny Benedict, Nebraska where the Harrington sisters — whose family has stewarded land there since the homesteading days — partnered with us to build a wind- and solar-powered barn directly in the proposed path of the Keystone XL pipeline.

The Harringtons are among the landowners who refuse to sell their land to TransCanada for KXL, and are now facing eminent domain claims in court from the foreign oil company.

The news crew also visited the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Spirit Camp up in South Dakota, and spoke with Russell Eagle Bear and Paula Antoine of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe who showed them where the proposed KXL route would threaten tribal lands.

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The segment also includes an interview with a rep from TransCanada, and from one of the pro-Keystone landowners that has Keystone 1 on his land and says he’d be happy to have XL as well.

Watch the segment below:

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