Author: Jane Kleeb

Bundy is All Hat, No Cattle

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(Photo of Jane Kleeb by Mary Anne Andrei) (Cross-posted with permission from The Ed Schultz Show blog) Ammon Bundy does not care about property rights, public lands or the livelihoods of ranchers. Bundy is a coward, not brave. He is a car valet man, not a rancher. Bundy’s dad is a rancher. Nothing drives me crazier […]
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Celebrate KXL Victory + Support BOLD Next Steps

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Dear Pipeline Fighters, To celebrate our historic victory over Keystone XL this year, our designer made this awesome commemorative Keystone XL Victory “boot” Sticker: “Boots Beat Big Oil Suits.” To get your sticker, we’re asking for a suggested donation of at least $1, which covers the cost of the sticker and shipping. Everything beyond that amount […]
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Bold Nebraska Statement on Renewable Fuel Standards

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 1, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Bold Nebraska Statement on Renewable Fuels Standard Lincoln — President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday raised the final Renewable Fuel Standards for 2014, 2015 and 2016. “Bold Nebraska stands with Pres. Obama as he stands with farmers growing biofuels across Nebraska […]
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Guest Post by Kenny Bruno: Lessons From Behind the Scenes of KXL Campaign

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“Keystone XL Campaign: Lessons from Behind the Scenes” is a piece below that Kenny Bruno shared with me recently. His reflections are worth getting a cup of coffee and taking in the long read. No one will capture everyone’s individual experience working to stop Keystone XL, because each person came from a different place and a […]
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TransCanada’s Pause Explained with Legal Eagle Observations

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Oh TransCanada! You are at it again. Fumbling the risky Keystone XL project at every turn. TransCanada is now whining to the State Department to “pause” the entire process that has been going on since 2007 so they can “wait” on Nebraska. The truth is TransCanada sees the writing on the wall—Pres. Obama is getting […]
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Keystone XL at the Nebraska Public Service Commission: How You Can Be Involved

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As we’ve described in an earlier post, TransCanada’s attempt to now go through the Public Service Commission (PSC) to have the route for Keystone XL reviewed is not only a Hail Mary, it might also be legally impossible. We want to give you some background first on the PSC process as well as the landowners’ […]
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Lancaster County Wind Zoning Update: Time to Diversify Energy

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Last night, I attended the Lancaster County Planning Commission meeting where the proposed wind zoning ordinance was discussed in great detail. The Commission narrowly passed the zoning ordinance on a 5-4 split, increasing the sound levels the turbines can run at and clarifying the setbacks for dwellings from an installed turbine. The split vote on the […]
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