Author: Jane Kleeb

Gov. Ricketts Lies in Letter to President Obama Asking for Approval of Keystone XL

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While a brave collective of Nebraska farmers and ranchers who have put their lives on hold to fight for their livelihoods and protect our land and water stood up against TransCanada in court in Holt County today, Gov. Pete Ricketts — who has never met with any of these families who stand opposed to a […]
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Guest Post: DeAnne’s Story on Signing with TransCanada

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Landowners are at the heart of our fight against Keystone XL. We have many reasons to work to stop the export pipeline–violation of treaty rights, risks to water, eminent domain for private gain, destruction of habitat for critters we all love, and the the list goes on and on. Anyone that has followed Bold knows […]
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Lancaster County: Wind Zoning with Community

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The Lancaster County Planning Commission and Citizen Working Group have published their latest draft of wind turbine zoning regulations. Click here to read the proposed zoning (PDF). Bold Nebraska supports more wind development in our state. As counties are developing strong local control of energy—whether it is pipelines or wind turbines—we believe citizen and landowner […]
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Join Bold Nebraska in Kansas City for EPA Hearing on Renewable Fuels Standard

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding the only hearing on the (almost) final rule of the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) on Thursday, June 25 in Kansas City, Kansas. There are buses coming from various locations in Nebraska and other states. If you want to attend the hearing, please complete the form below and we […]
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Sacred Ponca “Resistance Corn” Again Planted in Path of Keystone XL Pipeline

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A seed of corn means many things–food, bio-fuel, coating for medicine, bio-plastic, feed for cattle.  A seed of corn has also become a cherished symbol of our collective resistance to tarsands and the irresponsible oil production that is risking our land, property rights, climate and water. Last weekend, members of the Camp family from the Ponca Nation […]
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Fracking Poll: Nebraskans Do Not Want the Toxic Waste

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Today the Nebraska Sierra Club and Bold Nebraska released a poll that shows wide opposition to fracking waste–77% of Nebraskans are opposed to fracking waste and 88% believe we should have the proper laws in place. The Oil and Gas Commission–a body that is not elected and is appointed by Gov. Ricketts–has a mission to […]
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Jane Kleeb: The Real Deal on Keystone is to Look Us in the Eye

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(Cross-posted from the “The Ed Schultz Show” blog) Jane Kleeb: The Real Deal on Keystone XL is to Look Us in the Eye “We get deals. We understand bargaining. When Nebraska rancher Randy Thompson goes to the sale barn to auction off cattle, he knows the asking price might be higher or lower than his […]
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