TransCanada is once again rerouting its proposed Keystone XL Pipeline.
The operator has outlined a new map for the oil sands link through Nebraska, avoiding key drinking water sources, such as the Sandhills region's Ogallala aquifer and other ecologically sensitive areas within state bounds.
TransCanada says the longer, detoured route is the result of extensive feedback received from Nebraskans.
Regulators will review the report and host public consultations before its submitted to the U.S.State Department for approval.
President Barack Obama rejected the initial $7.6 billion proposal earlier this year, citing environmental concerns and Republican efforts to legislatively force approval.
TransCanada quietly began construction on the southern leg of the Alberta to Texas line this Summer, something which doesn't require a Presidential permit as it avoids any cross-national border crossings.