Author: Mark Hefflinger

Appeals Court Throws Out Case Blocking Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline, Relying on New Permit Issued by President Trump

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 6, 2019 Appeals Court Throws Out Case Blocking Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline, Relying on New Permit Issued by President Trump SAN FRANCISCO (June 6, 2019) –The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a legal challenge to the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, ruling the case was no longer active due […]
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Rosebud Sioux Tribe Public Hearings on Keystone XL: May 28-29

The Rosebud Sioux Tribal Utility Commission will hold a public hearing on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 28-29, 2019 at the St. Francis Indian School gym in St. Francis, S.D. The hearing is open to all members of the public to provide testimony, both Native and non-Native. The hearings will […]
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Environmental, Landowner Groups Urge Court to Reject Trump’s Newest Keystone XL Pipeline Ploy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Environmental Groups Urge Court to Reject Trump’s Newest Keystone XL Pipeline Ploy Court Should Continue Blocking Fossil Fuel Project Despite New Permit San Francisco, CA – Environmental and landowner organizations today urged the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to maintain the prohibition on construction of the Keystone XL […]
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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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