ALBION - The advocates of the Keystone XL pipeline project are inviting supporters and opponents to a meeting this afternoon in Albion to share information on the controversial project.
The informational part of the meeting will run from 3:00-5:30 pm in the Event Center on the Boone County Fairgrounds, followed by the public hearing on the adjusted pipeline route at 6:00. Anyone with an interest in the project is encouraged to attend the session to get more information, and the public hearing to share comments on the project. Advocates who will be present at the pre-hearing meeting will be: Barry Rubin: Nebraskans for Jobs and Energy Independence; Michael Whatley: Consumer Energy Alliance; Jim Vokal: Platte Institute for Economic Research; Tom Nesbitt: Colonel/ Superintendent Nebraska State Patrol (Ret.); Ron Kaminski: Laborers International Union of North America, Local #1140; Ron Sedlacek: Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Roma Amundson: Lancaster County Commissioner & Ret. Brigadier General, Nebraska National Guard; Brad Stevens: State Director, Americans for Prosperity, Nebraska Chapter and John Kerekes: American Petroleum Institute.