Beetles delay TransCanada pipeline construction in Oklahoma

Construction of TransCanada’s Gulf Coast pipeline between Cushing and refineries along the Gulf of Mexico has been delayed as the company seeks a permit to continue through the habitat of an endangered beetle.

BY JAY F. MARKS Published: October 23, 2012
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TULSA — Pipeline developer TransCanada’s Gulf Coast project has been dogged by protesters in east Texas but its progress in Oklahoma has been slowed by concerns about the American burying beetle.

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