Posts Tagged: Keystone XL Pipeline

Contested Landscape 5.0 River Xing

The river crossing or “Xing” as denoted on official road signage forms one of the most sensitive areas in the Keystone XL pipeline proposal. The danger of environmental damage is real and it’s subsequent effect on agricultural production and rural

Contested Landscape 5.0 River Xing

The river crossing or “Xing” as denoted on official road signage forms one of the most sensitive areas in the Keystone XL pipeline proposal. The danger of environmental damage is real and it’s subsequent effect on agricultural production and rural

Contested Landscape 4.0 The Sand Hills

The Sand Hills In our travels through Lincoln, we met with Robert M. Joeckel, who is a professor and geologist who teaches in the School of Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His main expertise is in sedimentology, and

Contested Landscape 4.0 The Sand Hills

The Sand Hills In our travels through Lincoln, we met with Robert M. Joeckel, who is a professor and geologist who teaches in the School of Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His main expertise is in sedimentology, and

Contested Landscape 3.0 Steele City

Recently brought online, the pump station at Steele City, Nebraska serves as a key part of the delivery point system for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. Currently a pump station serves as an end node of one pipeline which then

Contested Landscape 3.0 Steele City

Recently brought online, the pump station at Steele City, Nebraska serves as a key part of the delivery point system for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. Currently a pump station serves as an end node of one pipeline which then

The Grapes of Renewable Waste Stream

The town of Lyons in itself seems nothing out of the ordinary and seems like every other rural town except for one key person; Robert Byrnes. On January 31st, 2014, our studio visited Robert Byrnes, the owner of Nebraska Renewable

The Grapes of Renewable Waste Stream

The town of Lyons in itself seems nothing out of the ordinary and seems like every other rural town except for one key person; Robert Byrnes. On January 31st, 2014, our studio visited Robert Byrnes, the owner of Nebraska Renewable

TransCanada Pump Station (Stanton, Nebraska)

The TransCanada operated and built pump station near Stanton, Nebraska hums in a silent landscape, which seems to be mostly unoccupied. According to the TransCanada website, pump stations are remotely started and secured, and in the event of a spill,

TransCanada Pump Station (Stanton, Nebraska)

The TransCanada operated and built pump station near Stanton, Nebraska hums in a silent landscape, which seems to be mostly unoccupied. According to the TransCanada website, pump stations are remotely started and secured, and in the event of a spill,

Contested Landscape 1.1 The Small Town of Stanton, Nebraska

In November 2011, the Federal government determined that more time and information was needed in order to evaluate the Keystone XL phase 4 pipeline. That year also marked the 150th anniversary of three key pieces of legislation that shaped the

Contested Landscape 1.1 The Small Town of Stanton, Nebraska

In November 2011, the Federal government determined that more time and information was needed in order to evaluate the Keystone XL phase 4 pipeline. That year also marked the 150th anniversary of three key pieces of legislation that shaped the

Contested Landscape 1.0 The Field

The contested landscape consists of various components, and one crucial component which most pipelines operate on, is the agricultural landscape. This landscape or “field” as I’m calling it, is entirely synthetic. There is little that remains natural in any way.

Contested Landscape 1.0 The Field

The contested landscape consists of various components, and one crucial component which most pipelines operate on, is the agricultural landscape. This landscape or “field” as I’m calling it, is entirely synthetic. There is little that remains natural in any way.

InterState

This is a blog post which explains the dramatic experience on route to Fargo, North Dakota and includes a more personal and light-hearted perspective. On Sunday, the 26th of January, 2014 our team of graduate architecture students heading to Fargo

InterState

This is a blog post which explains the dramatic experience on route to Fargo, North Dakota and includes a more personal and light-hearted perspective. On Sunday, the 26th of January, 2014 our team of graduate architecture students heading to Fargo

The Answer Is Blowing In The Wind?

In a recent post I made concerning wind energy in America, I brought up Nebraska’s plans for increasing of wind-energy production in the state. In 2012, Nebraskan wind energy production equaled 3.7% of total American Wind Energy production (see image

The Answer Is Blowing In The Wind?

In a recent post I made concerning wind energy in America, I brought up Nebraska’s plans for increasing of wind-energy production in the state. In 2012, Nebraskan wind energy production equaled 3.7% of total American Wind Energy production (see image