Pipeline Meeting Today In Norfolk

NORFOLK - (AP) - A group of Nebraska lawmakers is meeting with a Canadian pipeline company official to discuss concerns about the proposed route of the Keystone XL pipeline through the state. Speaker of the Legislature Mike Flood and state Sens. Chris Langemeier, Annette Dubas And Kate Sullivan are meeting with Alex Pourbaix, president of TransCanada Corp.'s energy and oil pipelines this afternoon in Norfolk. Some lawmakers have called for a special legislative session to address pipeline concerns. The pipeline has drawn opposition from those who fear it will leak and contaminate the Ogallala aquifer, which supplies drinking and irrigation water to eight states.