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Many question pipeline project

...structure is at this time," he said.Hill said he plans to introduce legislation next year to tighten the requirements on oil pipeline companies seeking eminent domain. As the pipeline law stands, it requires "a showing that the public necessity for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-04/many-question-pipeline-p
Ga. pipeline practices changed over time

...the Midwest and ultimately to the East Coast were crucial to the war effort.Federal eminent domain authority for oil pipelines expired in 1943, and condemnation rights reverted to the states. It's now governed by a hodgepodge of state laws...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-20/ga-pipeline-practices-change
Questions in the pipeline

...should, too:Why can't the company follow existing rights of way instead of chewing up more virgin land?Why does an oil pipeline have to parallel the ecologically sensitive Savannah River?How is a pipeline that ends in north Florida supposed to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-04/questions-pipeline
Pipeline operator takes tough questions from concerned landowners, environmentalists

WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Landowners and other residents concerned about a proposed oil pipeline that could follow the Savannah River and cut through both private and public lands in Georgia and South Carolina hurled questions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-11/pipeline-operator-takes-tough-quest
Defiant Obama vetoes Keystone XL oil pipeline bill

...Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.Obama offered no indication of whether he'll...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-02-24/defiant-obama-vetoes-keystone-xl-oi
Across South Carolina

...signing a letter Thursday asking President Obama not follow through on his threat to veto a bill to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline.AN ENVIRONMENTAL study calling for the runway at the Hilton Head Island Airport to be extended has been approved by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-12/across-south-carolina
Allen leaves for Washington on Tuesday to focus on economy

...construction company owner, said promoting corporate tax-reform legislation and approving the long-stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline will be the immediate focus of his inaugural term in the House to create jobs, eliminate outsourcing and improve the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-11-06/allen-leaves-w
Michelle Obama stumps for Nunn in Ga. Senate race

...GOP's efforts, Nunn and other vulnerable Democrats are going against the president on issues like the Keystone XL oil pipeline and carbon emissions. Nunn, the daughter of former Democratic Sen. Sam Nunn, won't talk about how she would have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-08/michelle-obama-stumps-nunn-ga
Ideological purity or a stronger economy? Partisanship hurting progress

...disasters. Pipelines are safer, less expensive and pollute less than trains. America has 2.6 million miles of gas and oil pipelines, and an additional thousand miles is insignificant.Because the tar sands oil will be refined in any case, the claim...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-06-01/ideological-puri
No runoff lets Republicans focus on Rep. Barrow

...that featured him cocking a rifle. This year he's joined Republicans in supporting construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline and calling for the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki over chronic delays in medical care for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-25/no-runoff-lets-republicans-fo