Keystone pipeline is cleared for construction in Oklahoma
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Tulsa has signed off on construction of the Keystone XL pipeline through 10 counties: eight in Oklahoma and two in Texas.
TransCanada has gotten the green light to begin construction of the southern segment of its Keystone XL pipeline through Oklahoma.
The company received a letter Thursday from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Tulsa indicating construction can begin in eight Oklahoma counties and two in Texas, project spokesman Jim Prescott said.
The Choctaw Nation will be able to monitor construction for previously unidentified or unknown cultural, archeological or human remains, he said.