Author: Mark Hefflinger

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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Judge Denies TransCanada’s Request for Most Pre-Construction Work on Keystone XL Pipeline

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Judge Denies TransCanada’s Request for Most Pre-Construction Work on Keystone XL Pipeline Ruling Deals Yet Another Setback to Proposed Dirty Fossil Fuel Project Great Falls, MT — A federal court ruling today further delayed the proposed Keystone XL pipeline by reaffirming that TransCanada cannot conduct any construction activity on the controversial tar sands pipeline and […]
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TransCanada Seeking South Dakota Water Permits for Keystone XL: How to Intervene

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TransCanada has applied for water use permits with the South Dakota Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources for its proposed Keystone XL pipeline — to divert from rivers to proposed “mancamps” for workers, and other industrial uses associated with construction and operation, like horizontal drilling, pump station construction, dust mitigation and hydrostatic testing. Members of […]
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Bold Sponsors “Dementia Americana” Native Art Exhibition at LUX Center in Lincoln

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  January 17, 2019 LUX Center for the Arts Presents: First Friday with “Dementia Americana,” a group show by Cannupa Hanska Luger, Marty Two Bulls Jr., and Micheal Two Bulls and “Life is a Balloon” by Louis LaBudda. Opening Reception: Friday, February 1, 2019, 5-8 p.m. (Facebook event: https://facebook.com/events/2250024795247049/) LINCOLN, Neb. — LUX Center for the Arts […]
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Judge Denies TransCanada Request for Pre-Construction Work on Keystone XL Pipeline

Judge Denies TransCanada Request for Pre-Construction Work on Keystone XL Pipeline Ruling Deals Yet Another Setback to Proposed Dirty Fossil Fuel Project Great Falls, MT — Today, a federal judge reaffirmed that TransCanada cannot conduct any pre-construction field activities on its proposed Keystone XL pipeline. This ruling means that construction on the controversial tar sands […]
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KXL Monitoring: Did You Witness TransCanada Activity in Nebraska, South Dakota or Montana?

Have you witnessed TransCanada pipeline employees or contractors operating in Nebraska, South Dakota or Montana — in violation of a federal judge’s order prohibiting any construction or “pre-construction” activity? Provide as many details as you’re able on the form below, and we’ll use this form to document the alleged violation and pass along to the […]
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In Blow to Pipeline Project, Court Invalidates Trump Administration’s Keystone XL Environmental Review, Blocks Construction

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 8, 2018 In Blow to Pipeline Project, Court Invalidates Trump Administration’s Keystone XL Environmental Review, Blocks Construction GREAT FALLS, Mont.– A federal judge ruled today that the Trump administration violated bedrock U.S. environmental laws when approving a federal permit for TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline project. The judge blocked […]
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