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If built, the Keystone XL pipeline would transport crude oil from Canada to the Gulf Coast. The pipeline would cross western South Dakota diagonally, from northwest to southeast. A map of the proposed route is available here. (TransCanada Corp. Web site.)

Below are Keystone XL news stories published by SDPB News and it's public media partners, PBS, NPR, PRX, PRI, and APM.

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Public Radio International

President Obama's veto isn't the end of the Keystone XL s...

President Obama vetoed a bill that would approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, but that still doesn't mean the project is officially dead. But with collapsed oil pri...

PBS NewsHour

What President Obama’s veto means for Keystone’s future

What President Obama’s veto means for Keystone’s future

Moyers & Company

Bill McKibben to Obama: Say No to Big Oil

Environmentalist Bill McKibben says it’s time for Obama to stand up to oil companies.

American Public Media

There's the Keystone XL pipeline, and there's the other one

A Canadian company has asked for permission to double the capacity of another pipeline.

NPR Digital Media

Even Pickaxes Couldn't Stop The Nation's First Oil Pipeline

The debate over Keystone XL is nothing compared to the battle over the nation's first commercial oil pipeline. It transformed how energy was transported forever — but not withou...