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Federal Lawsuit Challenging Keystone XL Approval Will Move Forward

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 22, 2017 Federal Lawsuit Challenging Keystone XL Approval Will Move Forward Court Stops Trump Administration From Flouting Environmental Laws Great Falls, MT — Today, a federal judge ruled that a lawsuit brought by environmental and landowner groups over the Trump administration’s approval of the cross-border permit for the Keystone XL tar […]
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Thanks to Nebraska Public Service Commissioners Crystal Rhoades, Mary Ridder for Voting NO KXL!

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THANK YOU to the two Nebraska Public Service Commissioners who voted #NoKXL! Write a personal thank-you to: Commissioner Crystal Rhoades: crystal.rhoades@nebraska.gov Commissioner Mary Ridder: mary.ridder@nebraska.gov Mailing address:  Nebraska Public Service Commission 1200 N Street, Suite 300  Lincoln, NE 68508 LISTEN: Interview with Commissioner Rhoades on Canadian TV from Nov. 20, 2017. “Nebraska regulator who voted against new […]
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Keystone XL Partially Denied; Landowners Vow to Keep Fighting

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LISTEN: Keystone XL Decision Day Telepresser for media: Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska founder Brian Jorde, attorney for Nebraska landowners (Domina Law Group) Art Tanderup, Nebraska landowner on Keystone XL route Chairman Larry Wright Jr., Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Eriel Deranger, Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Bill McKibben, co-founder 350.org Michael Brune, Sierra Club Lorne Stockman, market analyst, […]
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AUDIO: Keystone XL Decision Day Telepresser for Media

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After the Nebraska Public Public Service Commission issued its 3-2 decision to approve the “mainline alternative route” for TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline on Nov. 20, 2017, Bold Nebraska convened a telepresser for media to discuss the decision and next steps. Bold Nebraska announced plans to expand the Solar XL project, and begin crowdfunding to build […]
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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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