THE HEAD OF TRANSCANADA OIL SAYS HIS COMPANY WILL REAPPLY FOR A PRESIDENTIAL PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT AN OIL PIPELINE THROUGH THE UPPER MIDWEST TO TEXAS.
C-E-O RUSS GIRLING SAYS THE COMPANY HOPES TO HAVE THE NEW APPLICATION PROCESSED IN AN EXPEDITED MANNER TO ALLOW FOR AN IN-SERVICE DATE OF 2014.
PRESIDENT OBAMA REJECTED THE KEYSTONE PIPELINE PROJECT WEDNESDAY SAYING THERE WASN'T ENOUGH TIME TO DETERMINE ITS SAFETY OR ENVIROMENTAL IMPACT.
GIRLING SAYS TRANSCANADA WILL ALSO WORK WITH NEBRASKA TO DETERMINING THE SAFEST ROUTE THROUGH THE STATE TO AVOID THE SANDHILLS...A STUMBLING POINT FOR THE INITIAL APPLICATION BECAUSE OF THE AQUIFER THERE.
GIRLING SAYS THOUSANDS OF JOBS HANG IN THE BALANCE AND THE PROJECT IS TOO IMPORTANT TO THE U.S. AND CANADIAN ECONOMIES AS WELL AS THE NATIONAL INTEREST OF THE UNITED STATES NOT TO PROCEED.
IF YOU'RE A LANDLORD WITH RENTAL PROPERTY IN SIOUX CITY, IT'S TIME TO RE-REGISTER THOSE UNITS WITH THE CITY.
HOUSING CODE INSPECTIONS MANAGER DARRYL BULLOCK SAYS LANDLORDS CAN'T COLLECT RENT ON PROPERTY WITHOUT A REGISTERED PERMIT :
BULLOCK SAYS THE RENTAL PERMITS ARE DUE FROM LANDLORDS BY JANUARY 31ST.
IF PROPERTY OWNERS FAIL TO MAKE RENTAL PERMIT PAYMENTS BY MARCH 31ST, THEIR PERMITS ARE REVOKED AND THEY HAVE TO RE-REGISTER THE PROPERTY WITH A PENALTY FEE OF FIFTY DOLLARS PLUS THE REGULAR PERMIT FEE.
Senators from Iowa and Nebraska are quickly weighing in on President Obama's rejection of the Keystone XL oil pipeline project.
Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns says the President apparently lacks faith in Nebraska to select a route through the state and is turning his head on an opportunity to create thousands of jobs in middle America.
Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says the president is favoring extreme enviromentalism over job creation and an energy partnership with a friendly neighbor.
But Nebraska Senator Ben Nelson says Obama's rejection is what he predicted would happen if Congress intervened for political purposes and tried to rush the project by setting an arbitrary deadline.
Nelson says the root cause of the decision was Nebraska not working proactively with TransCanada years ago in determining a pipeline route through the state that addresses safety and enviromental concerns as other states did.
The 1,700-mile pipeline would carry oil from tar sands in western Canada to refineries in Texas. It would pass through South Dakota and Nebraska.