Author: Mark Hefflinger

Billboard Calls Out Gov. Ricketts For Failing to Protect Nebraska Landowners

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(Bold Nebraska billboard in Lincoln on 10th & L St.) Did you see our billboard? Bold Nebraska has purchased a digital billboard in downtown Lincoln to call out Gov. Pete Ricketts for failing to protect Nebraska’s highest property taxpayers — farmers and ranchers — from eminent domain for private gain and TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline. […]
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PRESS RELEASE: Landowners Challenging Eminent Domain and Keystone XL Pipeline to Face TransCanada at Nebraska Supreme Court on Tuesday

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 5, 2018 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Mark Hefflinger, Bold Nebraska, mark@boldnebraska.org Landowners Challenging Eminent Domain and Keystone XL Pipeline to Face TransCanada at Nebraska Supreme Court on Tuesday Separately, landowners file appeal of Public Service Commission decision; Oral Arguments not expected until late 2018 Lincoln — Landowners challenging […]
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Landowners File Appeal of Keystone XL Approval by Nebraska PSC

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On Dec. 27, Nebraska landowners challenging TransCanada’s permit application seeking the power of eminent domain to build the Keystone XL pipeline through the state filed an appeal (embedded below) of the Nebraska Public Service Commission’s decision to approve the “Mainline Alternative” pipeline route. The filing from landowners’ attorneys with Domina Law Group triggers a process that […]
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Nebraska PSC Denies Motions for Reconsideration of TransCanada Keystone XL Ruling

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 19, 2017 Contact: Mark Hefflinger, mark@boldnebraska.org Landowners, Pipeline Fighters Vow to Continue Fight After Nebraska Public Service Commission Denies Motions to Reconsider Ruling on Keystone XL Permit Application Lincoln — Landowners and Pipeline Fighters vowed to continue their fight on Tuesday after the Nebraska Public Service Commission denied a series of […]
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PHOTOS: TransCanada Keystone Pipeline 210,000-Gallon Spill Clean-up

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TransCanada’s Keystone 1 pipeline (constructed in 2008) spilled at least 210,000 gallons of tarsands onto a South Dakota farm on Nov. 16, 2017. Recent drone photos (courtesy Greenpeace) show the current spill clean-up effort that now includes hundreds of workers and dozens of vehicles and equipment trailers on the spill site around the clock, where […]
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Bold Alliance, Environmental Groups Call on Trump Administration to Evaluate New Keystone XL Route

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, December 4, 2017 Groups Call on Trump Administration to Evaluate New Keystone XL Route Pipeline Route Approved in Nebraska Poses New Risks to Wildlife, Requires Legal Review Washington, DC — A coalition of environmental groups filed letters today urging the Trump administration to analyze the environmental impacts of the approved route […]
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Federal Lawsuit Challenging Keystone XL Approval Will Move Forward

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 22, 2017 Federal Lawsuit Challenging Keystone XL Approval Will Move Forward Court Stops Trump Administration From Flouting Environmental Laws Great Falls, MT — Today, a federal judge ruled that a lawsuit brought by environmental and landowner groups over the Trump administration’s approval of the cross-border permit for the Keystone XL tar […]
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Thanks to Nebraska Public Service Commissioners Crystal Rhoades, Mary Ridder for Voting NO KXL!

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THANK YOU to the two Nebraska Public Service Commissioners who voted #NoKXL! Write a personal thank-you to: Commissioner Crystal Rhoades: crystal.rhoades@nebraska.gov Commissioner Mary Ridder: mary.ridder@nebraska.gov Mailing address:  Nebraska Public Service Commission 1200 N Street, Suite 300  Lincoln, NE 68508 LISTEN: Interview with Commissioner Rhoades on Canadian TV from Nov. 20, 2017. “Nebraska regulator who voted against new […]
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