Pipeline meetings scheduled in Tyler, Nacogdoches
POSTED: Friday, December 17, 2010 - 4:32am
UPDATED: Saturday, December 18, 2010 - 11:38pm
East Texans are invited to attend public meetings regarding the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline.
The oil company is using eminent domain to seize private land for a tar sands oil pipeline that spans from Canada to the gulf coast. That planned pipeline is scheduled to go through 15 Texas counties including Lamar, Delta, Hopkins, Franklin, Wood, Smith, Rusk, Cherokee, Nacogdoches, Angelina, Polk, Hardin, Jefferson, Liberty, and Harris counties.
The Sierra Club is hosting the meetings in order to educate Texas citizens and help landowners protect themselves from threats of eminent domain.
Here's a listing of meetings that will take place:
--A meeting will be held this morning from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. at Java Jack's Coffee House located at 1122 North Street.
--A meeting will be held this afternoon from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. at Sweet Sue's Family Restaurant located at 3350 South Southwest Loop 323.
In Mt. Pleasant:
--A meeting will be held this evening from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. at Catfish King on U.S. 271.