Union Pacific Execs Discussed Deregulatory Wishlist in Closed-Door Meeting with EPA’s Pruitt

Internal EPA records obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) by the Sierra Club have revealed that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt met in secret with Union Pacific executives in Omaha during his October 2017 trip to Nebraska, to discuss the company’s deregulatory wishlist. The email exchange between U.P. and EPA officials lists the attendees of […]
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Groups Petition Court to Vacate Trump Administration Rubber-stamp Approval of Keystone XL

Plaintiffs (including Bold Alliance) on Friday asked a federal judge for a summary judgment vacating the approval of the Keystone XL tarsands pipeline, in their lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s rubber-stamp of a cross-border permit for the proposed pipeline. The Trump administration “has provided no convincing explanation for the State Department’s failure to justify its […]

Landowners Argue PSC Approval of Keystone XL Invalid in Supreme Court Filing

The Nebraska landowners challenging the Public Service Commission’s (PSC) approval of the “Mainline Alternative Route” for TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline this week submitted their opening brief with the Nebraska Supreme Court (embedded below) — arguing that the PSC erred in approving a route for which TransCanada did not actually file an application, and which […]

#FlipThePSC: One Election Can Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline

Donate to Bold’s campaign to flip the PSC to NoKXL. #FlipThePSC: We can stop the pipeline by electing one more member to the Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) who is against the Keystone XL pipeline. In 2017, the Nebraska Public Service Commission reached a contested 3-2 decision to approve a “Mainline Alternative Route” for TransCanada’s […]

June 10: 5th Annual Sacred Ponca Corn Planting


DATE CHANGE: (Due to a scheduling conflict, the corn planting has been postponed from May 19th to Sunday, June 10th.) Join Bold Nebraska, the Ponca Tribe and landowners Art and Helen Tanderup to once again plant sacred Ponca corn on their farm in Neligh, NE that crosses both the proposed path of the Keystone XL pipeline, […]

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