Author: Mark Hefflinger

WATCH: “Keystone XL: The Money Pipeline” Documentary on Canada’s CBC TV

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On Nov. 3, 2017, Canadian TV broadcaster CBC’s “The Fifth Estate” program aired a 45-minute, in-depth investigative report: “Keystone XL: The Money Pipeline” on the lobbying and dark money being directed to promote and grease the wheels for TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline. HIGHLIGHTS Bold Nebraska’s Jane Kleeb describes our FOIA request that exposed TransCanada’s presentation to […]
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In Oral Arguments, Groups Fight Back Against Trump’s Attempt to Throw out Keystone XL Lawsuit

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Contact: Gabby Brown, gabby.brown@sierraclub.org Mark Hefflinger, mark@boldalliance.org In Oral Arguments, Groups Fight Back Against Trump’s Attempt to Throw out Keystone XL Lawsuit Motions from Administration and TransCanada Attempt to Skirt Accountability Under Environmental Laws Great Falls, MT — Today, environmental and landowner groups argued in opposition to an attempt […]
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Landowners, Tribes and Environmental Groups Confident Nebraska Public Service Commission Will Reject Keystone XL as Not in the Public Interest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 25, 2017 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Mark Hefflinger, Bold Nebraska, mark@boldnebraska.org Landowners, Tribes and Environmental Groups Confident Nebraska Public Service Commission Will Reject Keystone XL as Not in the Public Interest Opponents submitted final reply briefs on Monday as PSC docket closes Lincoln, NE — Landowners, Tribes, Bold […]
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Second Nebraska Family Installs Solar in the Path of Keystone XL Pipeline

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Donate $25 to put more solar in the path of Keystone XL FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 18, 2017 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Mark Hefflinger, Bold Nebraska, mark@boldnebraska.org Dani Heffernan, 350.org, 305-992-1544, dani@350.org Second Nebraska Family Installs Solar in the Path of Keystone XL Pipeline Solar installed on Diana & Byron “Stix” Steskal […]
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Landowners, Bold Alliance and Sierra Club Argue Keystone XL Not in the Public Interest in Closing Briefs to Public Service Commission

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 15, 2017 Contact: Ken Winston, Bold Alliance, 402-212-3737, kwinston@inebraska.com Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Jonathon Berman, Sierra Club, 202-495-3033, jonathon.berman@sierraclub.org Landowners, Bold Alliance and Sierra Club Argue Keystone XL Not in the Public Interest in Closing Briefs to Public Service Commission TransCanada failed to meet its burden of proof; KXL […]
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Pipeline Fighters to Greet EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s “Secret” Visit to Nebraska

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 23, 2017 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Pipeline Fighters to Greet EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s “Secret” Visit to Nebraska on Thursday Despite denial from Governor Ricketts’ office, Pruitt expected to meet with Dept. of Environmental Quality’s Jim Macy, also possibly Ricketts Lincoln — A group of Pipeline Fighters will […]
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Fremont City Council’s Effort to Use Eminent Domain on Area Farmers for Costco Lagoons Fails

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 17, 2017 Contacts: Randy Ruppert, 402-936-4870, nebraskacommunitiesunited@gmail.com Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Fremont City Council’s Effort to Use Eminent Domain on Area Farmers for Costco Lagoons Fails Fremont, NE – At this week’s Fremont City Council meeting, the council attempted but failed to pass a resolution to invoke the power of eminent […]
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Recap: Keystone XL Intervenor Hearings at the PSC

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THANK YOU to all the Pipeline Fighters and Water Protectors who joined the March to Give Keystone XL the Boot on Sunday, Aug. 6th in Lincoln — and everyone who made their voices heard at the four public hearings and in their written comments we delivered to the Nebraska Public Service Commission. Together with our […]
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March to Give Keystone XL the Boot: Photos & Video

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THANK YOU to all the Pipeline Fighters and Water Protectors who joined us yesterday in Lincoln for the March to Give Keystone XL the Boot! Over 600 marched with us to send the message that Keystone XL is NOT in the public interest. Read the local coverage about the March in the Lincoln Journal Star, […]
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