Public meeting on the Keystone XL pipeline on Wednesday

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LINCOLN, Neb. - The Nebraska Public Service Commission will host a public meeting on Wednesday, May 3, allowing public comment on the Keystone XL Pipeline Application currently before the Nebraska Public Service Commission.

The public meeting will be held in York, from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Holthus Convention Center located on Highway 81, just north of the I-80 York interchange.

Doors for the public meeting will open at 8:00 a.m. Public comment will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Persons speaking at the public meeting will have three-to-five minutes to speak.

The Major Oil Pipeline Siting Act, affords the Commission the right to hold a public meeting for the purpose of receiving input from the public at a location close to the proposed route. The Commission will make the public input received during the meeting a part of the public record.

Determination on an additional public meeting has not been made at this time. An Order containing the date, time and location will be issued should a determination be made to hold an
additional public meeting.

In addition to the scheduled public meeting the Commission will hold a Public Hearing on the OP-0003 Keystone XL Pipeline Application.

The Public Hearing will be held the week of August 7-11 at The Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel in Lincoln. The Public Hearing will contain both an evidentiary portion and a public comment portion.

Information on the OP-0003 Keystone XL Pipeline Application can be found on the KXL Pipeline Information page of the PSC website.