Author: Mark Hefflinger

ACTION: Speak Out Against KXL At Nebraska County Board Meetings

Landowners who live on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route in Holt County, Nebraska, and who are opposed to the project recently attended a County Board meeting to provide their elected Commissioners an update on the status of the controversial project. Some of these landowners have now been actively voicing their opposition to the pipeline […]
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Conservation Groups Launch New Legal Challenges to Keystone XL Pipeline Approval

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 1, 2019 Conservation Groups Launch New Legal Challenges to Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Trump administration violated National Environmental Policy Act, Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act by approving controversial tar sands pipeline Great Falls, MT— Conservation groups filed a federal lawsuit today challenging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ illegal […]
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Giant Message to Trump Etched into Nebraska Cornfield: “No 45” + “No KXL”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 12, 2019 Giant Message to Trump Etched into Nebraska Cornfield: “No 45” + “No KXL” World’s largest crop art message to Trump unveiled Wednesday in 33-acre field on the Tanderup farm was created by volunteers with artist John Quigley Neligh, NE — A gigantic message to President Trump, etched into a […]
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Appeals Court Throws Out Case Blocking Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline, Relying on New Permit Issued by President Trump

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 6, 2019 Appeals Court Throws Out Case Blocking Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline, Relying on New Permit Issued by President Trump SAN FRANCISCO (June 6, 2019) –The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a legal challenge to the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, ruling the case was no longer active due […]
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Rosebud Sioux Tribe Public Hearings on Keystone XL: May 28-29

The Rosebud Sioux Tribal Utility Commission will hold a public hearing on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 28-29, 2019 at the St. Francis Indian School gym in St. Francis, S.D. The hearing is open to all members of the public to provide testimony, both Native and non-Native. The hearings will […]
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Environmental, Landowner Groups Urge Court to Reject Trump’s Newest Keystone XL Pipeline Ploy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Environmental Groups Urge Court to Reject Trump’s Newest Keystone XL Pipeline Ploy Court Should Continue Blocking Fossil Fuel Project Despite New Permit San Francisco, CA – Environmental and landowner organizations today urged the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to maintain the prohibition on construction of the Keystone XL […]
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Sixth Annual Ponca Corn Planting + NoKXL Crop Art Installation

*VIEW PHOTOS FROM THE SIXTH ANNUAL SACRED PONCA CORN PLANTING* This year, we’re combining our sixth annual planting of Sacred Ponca Corn on land inside the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route with the chance to help create a gigantic new NoKXL crop artwork — all on the Tanderup Farm, and now, formally-deeded Ponca Nation lands […]
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Help Create a New NoKXL Crop Artwork in a Nebraska Cornfield

Help create a new crop artwork on the Tanderup farm! Volunteers needed: May 17-21 Bold Nebraska has the chance to team up again with Nebraska farmer and Pipeline Fighter Art Tanderup, and artist John Quigley to create a gigantic new #NoKXL crop artwork in Art’s cornfield in Neligh, Nebraska. We want to create new crop […]
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TransCanada Bullying Keystone XL Landowners With False Eminent Domain Threats, “Subordination” Bank Letters

Nebraska landowners on the proposed Keystone XL route who have not signed easement contracts to sell their land for the pipeline received letters in February, threatening that TransCanada would take them to court and sue to take their land via eminent domain if they did not “respond to this offer before April 2” — even […]
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TransCanada Loses Again in Latest Attempt to Begin Keystone XL Pipeline Construction

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 15, 2019 TransCanada Loses Again in Latest Attempt to Begin Keystone XL Pipeline Construction Ruling Deals Yet Another Setback to Proposed Dirty Tar Sands Project San Francisco, CA — Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied yet another attempt by TransCanada to begin construction on its […]
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