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Jane Kleeb, NY State Pipeline Fighter Colleen McKinney Appear on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show”

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Bold Nebraska director Jane Kleeb appeared on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” on Thursday, Feb. 26 to talk about the organizing work that Bold has done with landowners in rural communities and lessons that can be applied as concerned citizens in New York State battle the proposed Constitution Pipeline, which would carry fracked gas. Jane appeared alongside... Read More

Landowners Win Injunction in York County Against TransCanada’s Eminent Domain for Keystone XL

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*CHIP IN $10 NOW TO FUND THE LANDOWNERS’ LAWSUIT* FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org York County Landowners Win Injunction to Halt Eminent Domain for TransCanada’s Keystone XL Pipeline Eminent domain now halted throughout Nebraska for est. 12-18 months as LB 1161 constitutional issues return to Nebraska Supreme Court... Read More

NBC News Visits Landowners, Clean Energy Barn, Rosebud Sioux Spirit Camp on Keystone XL Route

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NBC News recently visited tiny Benedict, Nebraska where the Harrington sisters — whose family has stewarded land there since the homesteading days — partnered with us to build a wind- and solar-powered barn directly in the proposed path of the Keystone XL pipeline. The Harringtons are among the landowners who refuse to sell their land... Read More

Pres. Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Bill; Now It’s Time to Reject

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President Barack Obama just followed through on his promise to veto the bill from Congress that would have fast-tracked approval of the risky Keystone XL pipeline without the necessary Presidential permit. “Pres. Obama just stood up with farmers, ranchers and Tribal Nations to protect our land and water. The President’s veto comes at a time... Read More

Unity Letter: Tell President Obama to Veto and Reject Keystone XL

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AS CONGRESS SENDS KEYSTONE XL BILL TO WHITE HOUSE, UNITED OPPOSITION STANDS UP Artists, elected officials, landowners, labor unions, progressive organizations, Tribal Nations, and climate advocates send “Unity Letter” urging President Obama to veto and reject Keystone XL Washington – Just as Congressional Republicans prepare to send a bill forcing approval of the Keystone XL pipeline... Read More

Poll: Clean Water, Property Rights are Top Reasons Americans Want Obama to Reject KXL

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A recent poll conducted by the League of Conservation Voters found that Americans believe that protecting clean water and property rights, two issues central to Nebraskans, are two of the top three reasons why President Obama should deny the permit for TransCanada’s Keystone Export Pipeline. A significant majority–63%–said that if the Obama administration determines the... Read More

Bold Nebraska’s Jane Kleeb, Sierra Club’s Michael Brune Talk Climate, Keystone XL on “The Ed Show”

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Bold Nebraska director appeared on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” on Friday, Feb. 13 along with Michael Brune, director of The Sierra Club, to talk about landowners’ victory in court in Nebraska last week, when a judge granted their preliminary injunction halting eminent domain against their land while their challenge to TransCanada’s eminent domain authority is... Read More

Victory for Landowners as Court Grants Injunction Halting Eminent Domain by TransCanada

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Yesterday, landowners won a huge victory when a Holt County, Nebraska District Court judge halted TransCanada’s attempt to use eminent domain to take their land for the Keystone XL export pipeline. Many thanks go out to landowners’ attorneys Dave Domina and Brian Jorde for their excellent work fighting against eminent domain for private gain. What... Read More


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