|Public hearing April 18 for TransCanada pipeline|
The U.S. State Department will hold its only public hearing on the TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline April 18 at the Heartland Events Center.
It will be split into two sessions, from noon-3 p.m. and 4-8 p.m. Registration starts at 11 a.m.
The meeting is the latest step toward TransCanada receiving approval to build a 1,179-mile pipeline with a 36-inch diameter to transport tar sands from the Canadian province Alberta to Steele City near the Nebraska-Kansas border.