Author: Jane Kleeb

Pipeline Bill Advances, Background and Resources

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TransCanada’s pipeline bill makes one sad point very clear: money wins, democracy loses. TransCanada’s demands and power over our State Senators means landowner’s property rights, water concerns and a transparent process to certify oil pipeline routes are now out the window. A foreign corporation that misleads Senators and bullies landowners got a bill passed just for […]
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Release: Pipeline Bill is Unconstitutional and Continues to Threaten Ogallala Aquifer

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As the Nebraska state legislature considers legislation that will hastily fast track a route review of TransCanada’s Keystone XL tarsands pipeline, and undo laws passed last year during the historic Special Session, a few important points remain critically unaddressed:  Nebraska’s state constitution forbids any law being passed for the benefit of one company. The pipeline bill […]
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Bold Response to White House Fast Tracking Pipeline

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Updated 3/22 with reaction to President’s speech in Cushing: Many of us voted for President Obama because he shared a vision for a clean energy economy, one that lives up to what America can do. TransCanada’s export pipeline does not fit into this vision. TransCanada is building an export pipeline to a refinery owned by […]
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TransCanada: Unfit to Build

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Bold Nebraska today released a new report that documents the lies, bullying, and coercion used by TransCanada—the company proposing the Keystone XL tarsands pipeline. Lost in the intense debate about the Keystone XL tarsands pipeline is that TransCanada is not worthy of permission to build the massive project.    In their attempts to force construction […]
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Nebraska Route and Cushing Extension

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The President is traveling to Cushing on Thursday to show support for domestic oil production and support for a TransCanada pipeline that would go from OK to the TX port (and then off to the highest bidder from a refinery owned by Saudi Arabia). We wanted to give folks a quick update on the Nebraska […]
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Nebraska Route, TransCanada Extension, The Law

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New information on TransCanada’s plans in relation to the rejected Keystone XL pipeline came out this week. According to TransCanada’s press release, they are moving forward with just building an extension from Oklahoma to Texas in addition to saying they will submit for a new application for their (already rejected) Keystone XL pipeline that crosses our […]
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Reaction to Payroll/Keystone XL Deal

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Bold’s Executive Director, Jane Kleeb, had the following reaction to news that House Republicans finally came to an agreement on the payroll tax cut, extension of jobless benefits, and Keystone XL pipeline: “Now that middle class families won’t be hit with an extra tax burden, we look forward to President Obama denying the Keystone XL […]
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