Author: Mark Hefflinger

Keystone Pipeline Spill History

HISTORY OF SPILLS: TransCanada’s Keystone pipeline (21 SPILLS: 2010-19) (Note: TransCanada’s “Keystone pipeline” is not to be confused with the company’s proposed “Keystone XL” pipeline — a separate pipeline project that has not yet started construction, and whose future is still very much in doubt. The original Keystone pipeline carries up to 600,000 barrels per […]
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Vote for Bold: CREDO Nominates Bold to Receive Funding in November

 Bold has been nominated as one of three nonprofits to receive a grant from our friends at CREDO Mobile this month. CREDO Donations is giving away more than $150,000, but the amount that Bold receives depends on YOU. They divide up the money depending on the number of votes that Bold receives from our […]
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ACTION: Submit Comment on State Dept. Draft SEIS for Keystone XL

The U.S. State Department is now accepting public comments until Nov. 18 on a new draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline project. Add your name to Bold’s public comment, or compose your own #NoKXL comment to submit to the U.S. State Department. (Note: We encourage affected landowners living on […]
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Nebraska Landowners Pledge to Fight Eminent Domain Claims for TransCanada’s Keystone XL Pipeline

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In response to TransCanada filing condemnation claims against Nebraska landowners, seeking to use “eminent domain” to seize their land against their will for its proposed Keystone XL tarsands export pipeline, Bold Nebraska responded: “There is simply no technical way, given the winter is coming soon — and no political way this pipeline will ever be […]
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Willie Nelson Wears Bold Nebraska “Pipeline Fighter” Hat in PBS Documentary “Country Music”

WE ❤️ Willie Nelson!!! Check out the Pipeline Fighter hat he’s sporting in the new Ken Burns PBS documentary “Country Music.” The new film from the award-winning documentarian premieres on PBS on Sunday, Sept. 15 at 7pm CT. #NoKXL #PipelineFighter Purchase your own Pipeline Fighter trucker hat from the Bold Nebraska online store: https://boldnebraska.bigcartel.com/product/pipeline-fighter-trucker-hat Watch a preview of the full […]
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#StrikeWithUs: Join the #ClimateStike in Nebraska on Sept. 20th

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On September 20, three days before the UN Climate Summit in NYC, young people and adults will strike all across the U.S. and world to demand transformative action be taken to address the climate crisis. Millions of us will take the streets to demand a right to a future, and we’re inviting you to #StrikeWithUs […]
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Conservation Groups Launch New Legal Challenges to Keystone XL Pipeline Approval

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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 approval of the Keystone XL tar […]
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Tell CNN: Ask Candidates About the NoKXL Pledge at Climate Crisis Town Hall

CNN is hosting a seven-hour live “Climate Crisis Town Hall” (Sept. 4, 4-11pm CT) that will feature interviews with ten of the top Democratic contenders — including a notable few who have not yet signed the NoKXL Pledge: Vice President Joe Biden, interviewed by Anderson Cooper at 7pm CT. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, interviewed by Erin […]
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Democratic Presidential Candidates Sign “NoKXL Pledge” to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline on Day One if Elected

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 4, 2019 Democratic Presidential Candidates Sign “NoKXL Pledge” to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline on Day One if Elected As candidates gear up for CNN and MSNBC Climate Forums, activists push for clarity on fossil fuel infrastructure Hastings, NE — After delivering a letter asking all of the 2020 Democratic presidential […]
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Nebraska Supreme Court Upholds Law that Ignores Landowners’ Property Rights, Indigenous Sovereignty in Flawed Decision on Keystone XL Pipeline Route

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 23, 2019 Nebraska Supreme Court Upholds Law that Ignores Landowners’ Property Rights, Indigenous Sovereignty in Flawed Decision on Keystone XL Pipeline Route Despite the flawed state decision, three federal lawsuit challenges to pipeline project continue to proceed Lincoln, NE – Nebraska landowners and Tribal Nations said they would continue to fight […]
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