Author: Mark Hefflinger

Landowners, Pipeline Fighters Testify Against Keystone XL at Public Service Commission Hearing in York

On Wednesday, May 3rd, several hundred Pipeline Fighters and landowners showed up in force to testify at the Nebraska Public Service Commission’s 10-hour public meeting on TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline. Pipeline opponents “steeply outnumbered” those who spoke in favor of KXL, the Omaha World-Herald reported, and 135 people in total stood to testify during […]
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Bold Alliance Calls on Full Public Service Commission to Review Lumping of Keystone XL Intervenors

On April 24, Bold Alliance filed an objection to the Nebraska Public Service Commission Hearing Officer’s recent order that denied our motion for reconsideration of its previous order that lumps Bold, three other organizations (Nebraska Sierra Club, and Oil Change International) and 30+ individuals granted intervenor status — who collectively represent millions of individuals — […]
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Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska Passes Resolution Opposing Keystone XL

The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska passed a tribal resolution in opposition to TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline in an unanimous vote on April 6 — and has submitted the resolution to the Nebraska Public Service Commission that is currently reviewing TransCanada’s pipeline permit application. In its resolution, the Winnebago Tribe notes that the PSC “has not […]
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Nebraska PSC Denies Bold Alliance Motion to Ungroup 30+ Intervenors in Keystone XL Review

The Nebraska Public Service Commission hearing officer’s original order on intervention in its review of TransCanada’s application for a state permit for its proposed Keystone XL pipeline severely limited the evidence which intervenors are allowed to present, and unfairly grouped over 30 organizations and individuals together, limiting their individual ability to present evidence and voice […]
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Bold Alliance: Nebraska Public Service Commission Violating Own Rules in Keystone XL Review

Bold Alliance filed a motion on April 10 that asks the Nebraska Public Service Commission to reconsider the hearing officer’s order regarding intervention during its review of TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline project. The PSC’s order lumps all the “natural resources” intervenors together and severely limits their ability to present evidence. The “natural resources” intervenor […]
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Tanderup Farm in Neligh: Nearby Hotels + Campsites

Mark Hefflinger
HOTELS & MOTELS There are two small motels and a B&B in Neligh Deluxe Motel:(402) 887-4628 West Hill View Motel:(402) 887-4186 Walnut Grove Inn Bed & Breakfast:(402) 887-4674 Norfolk, NE (35 miles / 40 minutes from Neligh): Visitor’s Bureau website Holiday Inn Express & Suites Hampton Inn Norfolk Norfolk Country Inn Super 8 Northfolk Lodge […]
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Bold, Tribes Granted Intervenor Status in Keystone XL Review at Public Service Commission

The Nebraska Public Service Commission on March 31 released its ruling on which applicants have been granted official intervenor status in its review of TransCanada’s application for a permit to build its proposed Keystone XL pipeline through Nebraska. Bold’s application was accepted, as were those of 93 landowners on the KXL route, and the others listed […]
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TransCanada Asks PSC to Bar Ponca Tribe, Bold Alliance, Sierra Club From Keystone XL Review

TransCanada on Thursday filed a motion (see below) with the Nebraska Public Service Commission, arguing that Bold Nebraska / Bold Alliance — as well as the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska, Yankton Sioux Tribe, Nebraska Sierra Club and should not be allowed as official “intervenors” in the PSC’s review of the company’s application for a […]
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