At the Lancaster County Courthouse on Friday, Sept. 27, Judge Stephanie Stacy heard oral arguments in Thompson v. Heineman, a lawsuit filed by three Nebraska landowners challenging the constitutionality of the law passed by the Nebraska legislature and Gov. Dave Heineman (LB 1161), that fast-tracked approval of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route in Nebraska. The law handed over the power of eminent domain to a foreign Big Oil corporation, TransCanada, which has threatened and harrassed Nebraska landowners — including the three who filed this lawsuit.

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Keystone XL pipeline protesters rally before court hearing,”
Lincoln Journal Star, 9/27/13

In court, landowners seek to hit reset on Keystone XL pipeline route,”
Omaha World-Herald, 9/28/13

Pipeline Plaintiffs Call LB 1161 ‘Standardless Legislation,'”
10/11 News, 9/28/13

Keystone XL Pipeline trial could alter plans,”
NET News / KVNO Radio report, 9/27/13

Keystone Pipeline Project Faces Nebraska Court Showdown,”, 9/27/13

Nebraska Judge Will Rule Later On Keystone XL Pipeline Lawsuit,”
KPTM Fox 42, 9/27/13

Judge Hears Challenge to Pipeline Law,”
Columbus Telegram, 9/28/13

York County landowner among three suing state,”
York News Times, 9/28/13 

Keystone XL on Trial,”
On Earth Magazine, 9/27/13