Author: Mark Hefflinger

Cancel KXL: Rural & Tribal Communities Call on TC Energy to Cancel Keystone XL Pipeline Activity Due to Coronavirus Public Health Threat

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 24, 2020 CANCEL KXL: Rural & Tribal Communities Call on TC Energy to Cancel Keystone XL Pipeline Activity Due to Coronavirus Public Health Threat As coronavirus forces social distancing and community lockdowns, TC Energy/TransCanada endangers thousands of workers and rural communities unequipped to handle public health threat, in addition to increased […]
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“Standing Strong and Protecting” Tiny House Tour of Communities on Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline Route Postponed Due to Coronavirus Health Threat

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 19, 2020 Contacts: Faith Spotted Eagle, Brave Heart Society, (605) 481-0416, eagletrax@hotmail.com Frank James, Dakota Rural Action, (605) 697-5204 ext. 240, fejames@dakotarural.org Lewis GrassRope, Wiconi Un Tipi, (605) 208-0880 “Standing Strong and Protecting” Tiny House Tour of Communities on Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline Route Postponed Due to Coronavirus Health Threat As […]
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Conservation, Environmental and Landowners’ Groups Argue in Federal Court Keystone XL Pipeline Approval by Trump Administration Was Illegal

Conservation, Environmental and Landowners’ Groups Argue in Federal Court Keystone XL Pipeline Approval by Trump Administration Was Illegal Approval violated the National Environmental Policy Act, Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act Great Falls, MT — Conservation, environmental and landowners groups argued in federal court in Montana today that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ […]
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TransCanada Applies for Keystone XL Construction Permit in Holt County: Public Hearing Feb. 28

A public hearing is set for Friday, Feb. 28 for the Holt County Board (1:30 p.m.) to consider TransCanada’s application (see below) for a KXL construction permit, which has already been recommended for DENIAL by a 7-1 vote of the county zoning board. At the hearing, the Holt County Board of Supervisors will permit testimony […]
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Keystone XL Still Faces Court Challenges from Tribal Nations, Landowners & Environmental Groups

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 23, 2020 Keystone XL Still Faces Court Challenges from Tribal Nations, Landowners & Environmental Groups Lincoln, NE – Despite TC Energy’s recent submission to a federal court of a proposed pre-construction and construction schedule for its yet-to-be-greenlighted Keystone XL pipeline, there still remain many obstacles before any construction on the controversial […]
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PETITION: Shut Down TransCanada’s Keystone Pipeline

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Sign the petition: 21 spills in 10 years – Shut down TransCanada’s Keystone pipeline. Since it was constructed in 2010, TransCanada’s Keystone pipeline has spilled twenty-one (21) times, releasing a total of almost 1 million gallons of toxic tarsands and diluent chemicals onto America’s farmland and into its waterways. [1] A company with this kind […]
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Conservation, Landowners Groups File Opening Brief in Legal Challenge to Keystone XL Pipeline

Conservation, Landowners Groups File Opening Brief in Legal Challenge to Keystone XL Pipeline Illegal pipeline approval violated the National Environmental Policy Act, Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act Great Falls, MT— Conservation and landowners groups filed their opening brief today (embedded below) in their federal lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s illegal approval of the […]
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Bold, Lawsuit Plaintiffs Submit Detailed Comment on Keystone XL to U.S. State Department

Along with the more than 7,500 public comments from citizens submitted by Bold Nebraska to the State Department’s draft environmental review for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline — including hundreds of handwritten letters and postcards sent by Nebraska farmers and ranchers who are landowners in the path of the pipeline — Bold signed onto a […]
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Keystone Pipeline Spill History

HISTORY OF SPILLS: TransCanada’s Keystone pipeline (21 SPILLS: 2010-19) (Note: TransCanada’s “Keystone pipeline” is not to be confused with the company’s proposed “Keystone XL” pipeline — a separate pipeline project that has not yet started construction, and whose future is still very much in doubt. The original Keystone pipeline carries up to 600,000 barrels per […]
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Vote for Bold: CREDO Nominates Bold to Receive Funding in November

 Bold has been nominated as one of three nonprofits to receive a grant from our friends at CREDO Mobile this month. CREDO Donations is giving away more than $150,000, but the amount that Bold receives depends on YOU. They divide up the money depending on the number of votes that Bold receives from our […]
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