Nebraska Supreme Court Upholds Law that Ignores Landowners’ Property Rights, Indigenous Sovereignty in Flawed Decision on Keystone XL Pipeline Route

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 23, 2019 Nebraska Supreme Court Upholds Law that Ignores Landowners’ Property Rights, Indigenous Sovereignty in Flawed Decision on Keystone XL Pipeline Route Despite the flawed state decision, three federal lawsuit challenges to pipeline project continue to proceed Lincoln, NE – Nebraska landowners and Tribal Nations said they would continue to fight […]
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TransCanada Bribed Nebraska County Commissioner with $49,000 “Bonus” if “Works Well With Them” to Get KXL Built

Canadian pipeline company TransCanada (now called “TC Energy”) bribed a Nebraska County Commissioner, offering a “bonus” of $49,000 if the Commissioner “worked well with them” to see that its controversial proposed Keystone XL pipeline project was ushered through to completion. The details of the bribe are laid out in a “conflict of interest” disclosure letter […]

Letter Urges Democratic Candidates to Take “NoKXL Pledge” to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline on Day One if Elected President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 13, 2019 Letter Urges Democratic Candidates to Take “NoKXL Pledge” to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline on Day One if Elected President Landowner, Indigenous and environmental groups announce petition campaign and ‘bird-dogging’ on the campaign trail Hastings, NE — A coalition of landowners, Tribal Nations and environmental groups that have been […]

Take the “NoKXL Pledge”: Democratic Candidates Urged to Pledge to Stop Keystone XL Pipeline if Elected

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ACTION: Speak Out Against KXL At Nebraska County Board Meetings

Landowners who live on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route in Holt County, Nebraska, and who are opposed to the project recently attended a County Board meeting to provide their elected Commissioners an update on the status of the controversial project. Some of these landowners have now been actively voicing their opposition to the pipeline […]

Conservation Groups Launch New Legal Challenges to Keystone XL Pipeline Approval

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 1, 2019 Conservation Groups Launch New Legal Challenges to Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Trump administration violated National Environmental Policy Act, Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act by approving controversial tar sands pipeline Great Falls, MT— Conservation groups filed a federal lawsuit today challenging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ illegal […]

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