Author: Mark Hefflinger

Union Pacific Execs Discussed Deregulatory Wishlist in Closed-Door Meeting with EPA’s Pruitt

Internal EPA records obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) by the Sierra Club have revealed that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt met in secret with Union Pacific executives in Omaha during his October 2017 trip to Nebraska, to discuss the company’s deregulatory wishlist. The email exchange between U.P. and EPA officials lists the attendees of […]
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June 10: 5th Annual Sacred Ponca Corn Planting

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DATE CHANGE: (Due to a scheduling conflict, the corn planting has been postponed from May 19th to Sunday, June 10th.) Join Bold Nebraska, the Ponca Tribe and landowners Art and Helen Tanderup to once again plant sacred Ponca corn on their farm in Neligh, NE that crosses both the proposed path of the Keystone XL pipeline, […]
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Groups Petition Court to Vacate Trump Administration Rubber-stamp Approval of Keystone XL

Plaintiffs (including Bold Alliance) on Friday asked a federal judge for a summary judgment vacating the approval of the Keystone XL tarsands pipeline, in their lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s rubber-stamp of a cross-border permit for the proposed pipeline. The Trump administration “has provided no convincing explanation for the State Department’s failure to justify its […]
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Pipeline Fighter & Farmer Art Tanderup Honored With Earth Day Lifetime Achievement Award

Art Tanderup — a Nebraska farmer and retired teacher and union rep. — as well as Pipeline Fighter, Water Protector, Ponca corn-planter, solar booster, tractor–crop–artist, Washington Monument reflecting pool-wader, and host of the famous “Harvest the Hope” #NoKXL benefit concert with Neil Young and Willie Nelson — was honored at this year’s Earth Day Omaha […]
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Landowners Argue PSC Approval of Keystone XL Invalid in Supreme Court Filing

The Nebraska landowners challenging the Public Service Commission’s (PSC) approval of the “Mainline Alternative Route” for TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline this week submitted their opening brief with the Nebraska Supreme Court (embedded below) — arguing that the PSC erred in approving a route for which TransCanada did not actually file an application, and which […]
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Canvass to Flip the Public Service Commission and Stop Keystone XL

We can stop the pipeline by electing one more member to the Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) who is against the Keystone XL pipeline. Bold Nebraska is helping organize door-to-door canvasses for #NoKXL candidate Christa Yoakum in Public Service Commission District 1, which includes the city of Lincoln, and all of Lancaster, Cass, Otoe, Gage, […]
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Vote by Mail: One Seat Needed to Flip the PSC to Stop Keystone XL

We can stop the KXL pipeline with one election. Bold supporters can stop the KXL pipeline by electing one more member to the Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) who is against the Keystone XL pipeline. There are two seats on the Commission up for grabs in the upcoming election, in District 1 (View district map: […]
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Jane Kleeb of Bold Alliance Responds to Silence From TransCanada on Final Investment Decision for Keystone XL Project

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15, 2018 Jane Kleeb of Bold Alliance Responds to Silence From TransCanada on Final Investment Decision for Keystone XL Project Lincoln, NE — Bold Alliance president Jane Kleeb issued the following statement in response to silence from TransCanada today towards its investors, regarding a final investment decision on whether or not […]
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In Advance of TransCanada Earnings Call, Bold and Allied Groups Release Investor Briefing on Keystone XL Obstacles

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15, 2018 Contact Mark Hefflinger, Bold Alliance, mark@boldalliance.org Yianni Varonis, Greenpeace USA, 330-806-3599, yvaronis@greenpeace.org In Advance of TransCanada Earnings Call, Bold and Allied Groups Release Investor Briefing on Keystone XL Obstacles Washington, D.C. – Today, Bold Nebraska along with allied groups Greenpeace USA, Greenpeace UK, Oil Change International (OCI), the National […]
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