Author: Jane Kleeb

My Challenge to Bruning

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Update, 5:45pm, August 16: Jon Bruning personally dropped off some sleeping bags today at the Bold office. Actions matter. We also added a new drop-off location in Omaha where you can drop-off a sleeping bag. And, we created an Amazon wish-list so you can just buy one from your computer and ship it to our […]
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New Report: Analysis of Frequency and Worst Case Spills for TransCanada Pipeline

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Ever wondered what the worst case scenario would be for the Ogallala Aquifer or Platte River if the proposed TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline gets approved? A professor from the University of Nebraska, Dr. John Stansbury wrote a new report answering that question titled: “Analysis of Frequency, Magnitude and Consequence of Worst-Case spills from the Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline”  […]
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Yale 360: Alberta’s Tar Sands Boom

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The article below appeared in Yale 360, an international online magazine covering the environment.  The author, Jim Robbins is a veteran journalist based in Helena, Montana. He has written for theNew York Times, Conde Nast Traveler, and numerous other publications. His fifth book, The Forgotten Forest, about the poorly understood role of trees in the environment, will be published […]
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Lee Terry Wants to Rush Pipeline

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Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE) wants to rush the TransCanada pipeline.  Rather than base the decision on science, he rushed a bill (HR 1938) through the House Energy and Commerce Committee that says Sec. Clinton must make a decision by Nov. 1st, even if the studies have not been finalized. We wrote about Terry and his […]
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Aug. 5-7: Calling all Nebraskans

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Calling all poets, farmers, artists, ranchers, musicians, designers, hair salons, bands, restaurants… Aug. 5-7, across our state, Nebraskans are planning events to bring awareness to the TransCanada pipeline issue.  Events will focus on protecting the Sandhills, the Ogallala Aquifer and our way of life. Do you want to plan an event? Fill out this form, […]
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State Senator Jim Smith Loves TransCanada Pipelines, Regardless of Safety Concerns

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State Senator Jim Smith, representing district 14 (Papillion/Sarpy County), just loves TransCanada. Smith stands with TransCanada not with Nebraskans who have valid safety concerns.   It is time for Smith to join his fellow bi-partisan state senators and ask Sec. Clinton for more time before deciding to grant or deny a permit to TransCanada.  It is […]
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Elected Officials Side with Foreign Company Instead of Nebraskans

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State Senator Kate Sullivan is one of three brave elected officials who introduced common sense legislation that would provide safety regulations around oil pipelines.  Currently, Nebraska has NO state agency to regulate oil pipelines; no safety regulations in place; nothing to say where a pipeline can and cannot be placed; nothing to protect landowners from […]
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