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Members of several groups opposed to the planned XL Pipeline protest outside the Nacogdoches County Courthouse in Nacogdoches, Texas, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, as landowner Michael Bishop, in window at right, goes over papers prior to a hearing. (AP Photo/The Daily Sentinel, Andrew D. Brosig) Members of several groups opposed to the planned XL Pipeline protest outside the Nacogdoches County Courthouse in Nacogdoches, Texas, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, as landowner Michael Bishop, in window at right, goes over papers prior to a hearing. (AP Photo/The Daily Sentinel, Andrew D. Brosig)  

Nebraska governor approves revised Keystone pipeline route

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman notified the Obama administration Tuesday that he has approved the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline to traverse his state, marking a significant step toward reviving the project after President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sidelined it.

The governor approved a revised route for the Canada-to-Texas pipeline which his office said would avoid environmentally sensitive areas.

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