Author: Mark Hefflinger

Bold Nebraska Delivers Over 10,000 Public Comments Opposing Keystone XL Pipeline Water Permit Applications to U.S. Army Corps in Omaha Today

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 13, 2020 Bold Nebraska Delivers Over 10,000 Public Comments Opposing Keystone XL Pipeline Water Permit Applications to U.S. Army Corps in Omaha Today NoKXL coalition including Sierra Club, NRDC submits total of over 63,000 comments opposing KXL permits to Army Corps and state agencies in NE, SD, MT Omaha — Bold […]
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Keystone XL Water Permit Tele-Public Hearings: How to Testify

TransCanada / TC Energy needs permits under the Clean Water Act to be issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and state agencies in Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska to construct Keystone XL across U.S. waterways. The Army Corps and state agencies will hold telephone-based public hearings this week to hear testimony as public […]
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PRESS RELEASE: TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline Surveys Concern Tribes, Disrupt Nebraska Farmers’ Harvests

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 24, 2020 TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline Surveys Concern Tribes, Disrupt Nebraska Farmers’ Harvests Ponca Tribe of Nebraska urges State Dept. to inform TC Energy its current “surveys” for Native American cultural artifacts and sites are invalid, do not meet federal obligations Norfolk, NE — The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska has written […]
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Webinar: KXL Update and Army Corps Water Permit Hearings Prep

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REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR Bold Nebraska and NoKXL coalition partners Sierra Club and Promise to Protect are hosting a webinar on Sunday, Sept. 27 (4-5pm CT). SPEAKERS:  Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska Dallas Goldtooth, Indigenous Environmental Network Angeline Cheek, Fort Peck & Assiniboine Sioux Tribes, ACLU of Montana AGENDA: Update on the Keystone XL pipeline from […]
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TransCanada Keystone XL Surveys Concern Tribes, Disrupt Nebraska Farmers’ Harvests

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TransCanada / TC Energy has informed landowners on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route who have challenged the eminent domain seizure of their property for the pipeline that the company intends to conduct various surveys — including for “cultural” Native American artifacts. Unfortunately, due to the current status quo with eminent domain laws tipped heavily […]
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Tell the U.S. Army Corps & State Agencies: Reject TransCanada’s Keystone XL Water Permits

Tell the U.S. Army Corps: Reject the Keystone XL water permits. TransCanada has applied for new permits from the Army Corps of Engineers and state agencies to build its proposed Keystone XL pipeline across over 1,000 U.S. waterways, including the Missouri, Niobrara, and Keya Paha rivers in Nebraska. [1] The pipeline would imperil the drinking […]
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Bold Alliance Leads New Federal Challenge to Keystone XL Over Faulty Review by BLM

Bold Alliance Leads New Federal Challenge to Keystone XL Over Faulty Review by BLM Construction through water crossings remains blocked; groups challenge approval for construction on federal land based on insufficient reviews Great Falls, MT — Conservation and landowner groups filed a new lawsuit today challenging the Trump administration’s approval of the Keystone XL tar […]
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In Yet Another Blow to Keystone XL, Supreme Court Rejects Bid to Revive Key Water Crossing Permit

In Yet Another Blow to Keystone XL, Supreme Court Rejects Bid to Revive Key Water Crossing Permit Court Rejects Push from Trump Admin to Allow Construction of Keystone XL Through Waterways Amid Appeal Washington, DC — Today, the United States Supreme Court declined a request from TC Energy and the Trump administration to allow Keystone […]
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Bold Nebraska Joins Letter of Solidarity with Demands of Movement for Black Lives

Bold Nebraska / Bold Alliance on Thursday, June 4, 2020 joined in a letter with environmental groups standing in solidarity with the demands of the Movement for Black Lives: “As organizations striving for climate justice and environmental protection, we cannot be silent in the face of the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, […]
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Appeals Court Upholds Order Blocking Keystone XL Water Crossing Permit

Appeals Court Upholds Order Blocking Keystone XL Water Crossing Permit Ninth Circuit Rejects Push from Trump Admin, Industry to Allow Construction of Keystone XL and Other Oil and Gas Pipelines Through Waterways Amid Appeal San Francisco, CA — Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit left in place a district court […]
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