Nebraskans Spurn Checks, Holdout Against Keystone

Jan. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Nebraska landowners and farmers Terry Steskal, Art Tanderup, Jenni Harrington and Meghan Hammond talk with Bloomberg's Jennifer Oldham about their opposition to and concerns about TransCanada Corp.'s proposed Keystone XL pipeline. As the Calagary-based firm inked agreements with property owners in Montana and South Dakota along the pipeline's proposed northern leg, Nebraska families are holding out. They hope staying united will help them gain leverage to negotiate deals with strict safety controls and zoning requirements. (Source: Bloomberg)

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