Over 189,000 Public Comments Submitted in Opposition to Keystone XL, Trump Admin’s Sham Environmental Review

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 26, 2018 Contact: NRDC: Jake Thompson, (202) 289-2387, jthompson@nrdc.org Bold Nebraska: Mark Hefflinger, mark@boldnebraska.org Sierra Club: Gabby Brown, (202) 495-3051, gabby.brown@sierraclub.org Friends of the Earth: Patrick Davis, (202) 222-0744, pdavis@foe.org More than 189,000 Public Comments Submitted in Opposition to Keystone XL Pipeline, Sham Environmental Review Proposed by Trump Administration Environmental and […]
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Landowners Argue State Commission Violated Law with Keystone XL Route Approval in Supreme Court Brief

Landowners submitted their final reply brief in their appeal before the Nebraska Supreme Court that challenges the state Public Service Commission’s approval of a “Mainline Alternative” route for the proposed TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline. The brief argues that the approval should be vacated on a number of grounds, such as that TransCanada failed to actually […]

Tribes, Landowners, and Climate Groups Expand Campaign to Build Solar Inside Keystone XL Pipeline Route

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 12, 2018 Contacts: Dani Heffernan, dani@nokxlpromise.org, +1 (305) 992-1544 Mark Hefflinger, Bold Nebraska, mark@boldnebraska.org Tribes, Landowners, and Climate Groups Expand Campaign to Build Solar Inside Keystone XL Pipeline Route Crowdfunding will support solar panel installations in South Dakota and Nebraska ahead of TransCanada’s plans for clear-cutting this Fall Lower Brule, South […]

In Historic First, Nebraska Farmer Returns Land to Ponca Tribe Along “Trail of Tears”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 11, 2018 Contact: Mark Hefflinger, Bold Nebraska, mark@boldnebraska.org Larry Wright, Jr., Ponca Tribe of Nebraska, 402-540-7122, ldwrightjr@gmail.com In Historic First, Nebraska Farmer Returns Land to Ponca Tribe Along “Trail of Tears” June 10 ceremony near Neligh, NE included Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Chairman Larry Wright Jr., Nebraska landowner Art Tanderup, Ponca Nation of Oklahoma […]

Candidate for Nebraska Public Service Commission Dan Watermeier Accepts Keystone XL Cash

“I don’t think it’s a big deal.” —Dan Watermeier, on accepting campaign contributions from TransCanada, backer of proposed Keystone XL pipeline project that may come back up for a vote before the Public Service Commission (Associated Press, May 29, 2018) Dan Watermeier, the former state legislator and now Republican candidate for Nebraska Public Service Commission, […]

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