Author: Mark Hefflinger

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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BREAKING: Nebraska Supreme Court Keystone XL Decision Day: Friday, August 23

The Nebraska Supreme Court just announced that it will issue its decision on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route tomorrow morning, Friday, August 23. Shortly after the decision is announced, Bold Nebraska’s Jane Kleeb will host a Facebook Live video update responding to the Court’s decision, which will be broadcast from this Facebook event page. […]
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TransCanada Bribed Nebraska County Commissioner with $49,000 “Bonus” if “Works Well With Them” to Get KXL Built

Canadian pipeline company TransCanada (now called “TC Energy”) bribed a Nebraska County Commissioner, offering a “bonus” of $49,000 if the Commissioner “worked well with them” to see that its controversial proposed Keystone XL pipeline project was ushered through to completion. The details of the bribe are laid out in a “conflict of interest” disclosure letter […]
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Letter Urges Democratic Candidates to Take “NoKXL Pledge” to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline on Day One if Elected President

UPDATED: NoKXL PLEDGE TAKERS — THANK YOU! Sen. Elizabeth Warren (8/13/19)  Gov. Jay Inslee (8/13/19) Sen. Bernie Sanders (8/14/19) Tom Steyer (8/15/19) Sec. Julian Castro (8/19/19) Mayor Bill de Blasio (8/19/19) Sen. Cory Booker (8/27/19) Admiral Joe Sestak (8/28/19) Mayor Pete Buttigieg (8/28/19) Sen. Kamala Harris (8/29/19) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 13, 2019 Letter Urges […]
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Take the “NoKXL Pledge”: Democratic Candidates Urged to Pledge to Stop Keystone XL Pipeline if Elected

UPDATE: NoKXL Pledge Signers — THANK YOU! Sen. Elizabeth Warren (8/13/19) Gov. Jay Inslee (8/13/19) Sen. Bernie Sanders (8/14/19) Tom Steyer (8/15/19) Sec. Julian Castro (8/19/19) Mayor Bill de Blasio (8/19/19) Sen. Cory Booker (8/27/19) Admiral Joe Sestak (8/28/19) Mayor Pete Buttigieg (8/28/19) Sen. Kamala Harris (8/29/19) Presidential candidates are asked many questions about what […]
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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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