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Gov. Ricketts Comments on Keystone XL Pipeline Construction Announcement

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For Immediate Release:

6:40PM CT on March 31, 2020

 

Media Contacts:  

Taylor Gage, 402-471-1970

Justin Pinkerman, 402-471-1967

 

Media Release:

Gov. Ricketts Comments on Keystone XL Pipeline Construction Announcement

 

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following news that TC Energy is moving forward with construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. 

 

“The long-awaited start of construction on the Keystone XL pipeline is tremendous news for Nebraskans,” said Gov. Ricketts.  “The project will upgrade our energy infrastructure, increase our nation’s energy independence, and bring great-paying jobs to our state.  Additionally, several Nebraska counties will benefit from a surge in property tax revenues from the pipeline project.”

 

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