Author: Mark Hefflinger

Press Release: Landowners Suing Over Unconstitutional KXL Routing in Nebraska Get Day in Court

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Three landowners who sued Gov. Dave Heineman over the unconstitutional routing process for TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska will present oral arguments before Lancaster County District Court Judge Stephanie Stacy on Friday. The landowners’ Opening Brief, as prepared by attorneys at Domina Law Group, is embedded below.    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 26, 2013 […]
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Study: State Dept. Ignores Keystone XL’s Ugly Toll on America’s Endangered Wildlife

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A new analysis by the Center for Biological Diversity finds that the State Department’s review of the Keystone XL pipelinewoefully underestimates the impacts it would have on some of America’s most endangered species, including whooping cranes, northern swift foxes, piping plovers, pallid sturgeon, American burying beetles and others. For Immediate Release, September 25, 2013 Contact: Noah Greenwald, (503) […]
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Build Our Energy Barn: Top Story on 10-11 News, Front Page of Lincoln Journal Star

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Thanks to journalists from the York News Times, Lincoln Journal Star, Omaha World-Herald, Associated Press, NPR, 10/11 ABC in Lincoln, KHAS TV in Hastings, Maclean’s, Mother Earth News, and other outlets for covering the Build Our Energy project. //   Above the fold on the front page of the Lincoln Journal Star, Monday, Sept. 23, […]
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Tell LES: Invest in Local Solar Pilot Project

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ATTENTION LINCOLN RESIDENTS AND LES RATEPAYERS: Very soon, leaders at Lincoln Electric System will be meeting to discuss some important budget issues.  LES has been given a proposal for a Clean Local Energy Available Now (CLEAN) project that would allow Lincoln residents and businesses to generate clean solar energy and power their community and local […]
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Jane Kleeb Testimony Before Congress on Keystone XL

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Below is Bold Nebraska director Jane Kleeb’s written testimony as submitted to Congress for the Sept. 19, 2013 hearing (“Keystone’s Red Tape Anniversary“) of the U.S. House Energy & Commerce’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade. Watch the hearing live at 9:15 AM CT at this link: http://energycommerce.house.gov/studio/webcasts Testimony of Bold Nebraska Executive Director Jane Kleeb […]
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Keystone XL Pipeline Pollution is Out of Control

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Despite claims to the contrary from the Canadian government, all evidence shows that Keystone XL and the continued expansion of Alberta’s tar sands would have disastrous environmental consequences.   Keystone XL Pipeline Pollution is Out of Control, Evidence Says Despite claims to the contrary from the Canadian government (Keystone XL Pipeline Pollution Is Manageable, Harper […]
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Build Our Energy Barn Project Announces Energy Investor Tom Steyer as Special Guest

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As Nebraskans prepare for the first of two weekends of building a renewable energy barn inside the proposed Keystone XL route, we are excited to announce Tom Steyer will help dedicate the barn on Sept. 22 at 3pm. Build Our Energy Barn Project Inside Keystone XL Route Announces Energy Investor Tom Steyer as Special Guest […]
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Oct. 26: Solar Tour of Omaha

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You are cordially invited to a tour of six solar installation sites in Omaha on Saturday, October 26, 2013.   WHAT: Solar Tour of Omaha WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, 9:00 a.m. — 3:00 p.m. WHERE: Tour begins at Creighton University’s Cuming Street Parking Lot Solar Array (on Cuming between N 25th Ave & 27th […]
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