The Nebraska Public Service Commission on March 31 released its ruling on which applicants have been granted official intervenor status in its review of TransCanada’s application for a permit to build its proposed Keystone XL pipeline through Nebraska. Bold’s application was accepted, as were those of 93 landowners on the KXL route, and the others listed below.
- 93 landowners on the KXL route, 92 of whom will be represented by Domina Law Group
- Ponca Tribe of Nebraska and Yankton Sioux Tribe
- Bold Alliance, Nebraska Sierra Club
- 350.org, Oil Change International
- 35 individuals under the umbrella of “Natural Resources Petitioners”
- Labor unions LiUNA, IBEW, Pipefitters as “Economic Interest Petitioners”
The Public Service Commission is expected to announce by April 17 a schedule of public hearings where members of the public will be able to give testimony, expected to take place April-June in various locations.