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Day One, Reject + Protect: Cowboy and Indian Alliance Rides Into D.C.

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  The Cowboy and Indian Alliance (CIA), a group of ranchers, farmers and tribal leaders — including almost 100 from Nebraska — launched a five-day “Reject and Protect” encampment on the National Mall yesterday to urge President Obama to “reject” the Keystone XL pipeline and “protect” their land, water, climate, and tribal rights. The encampment... Read More

The Good Friday Spill: Mayflower, Arkansas


“I know everybody in Mayflower,” says Linda Lynch of her hometown in Arkansas. It seems almost possible. A bedroom community for Little Rock some 20 miles down I-40, Mayflower is a town of barely 1,600 with just one shopping center—a grocery store, a Dollar Store, and a Subway. In such a small town, Linda insists... Read More

Press Release: U.S. State Dept. Delays Keystone XL Decision

Susan Luebbe (left), Susan Dunavan, and Randy Thompson (center), plaintiffs in the Thompson v. Heineman lawsuit, stand together with their attorneys, Brian Jorde (left) and David Domina, on the steps of the Lancaster County Courthouse. Sept. 27, 2013. Photo by Mary Anne Andrei / Bold Nebraska.

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 18, 2014  Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska 402-705-3622, State Department Announces Delay in Keystone XL Process After Nebraska Court Invalidates TransCanada Route Final Nebraska Supreme Court decision not expected until at least January 2015  Lincoln, Nebraska — The U.S. State Department announced today that it will extend the government comment period on the... Read More



On April 22nd, a group of ranchers, farmers and tribal communities from along the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline route, called the Cowboy and Indian Alliance, will ride into Washington DC and set up camp near the White House to tell President Obama to reject the pipeline. On April 26th, thousands of people will join them... Read More

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Rep. Henry Waxman Submit Keystone XL Comments to State Dept.

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, left, and Sen. Henry Waxman

As Secretary of State John Kerry continues to consider the fate of the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, Rep. Henry A. Waxman and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse wrote to Secretary Kerry explaining why the project is not in our national interest and submitting formal comments critiquing several key elements of the State Department’s Final Supplemental... Read More

Bold’s Jane Kleeb Talks Eminent Domain and Keystone XL on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show”

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Bold Nebraska director Jane Kleeb appeared on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” on Tuesday, April 15. The topic: differences between the showdown with rancher Cliven Bundy and the government in Nevada — and the showdown in Nebraska between a foreign corporation authorized to use eminent domain for a tarsands export pipeline, and ranchers and farmers protecting... Read More

Contact State Senators to Urge Support for LB965, “True Cost of Energy” Bill


ACTION: Call and email Nebraska state senators now and urge them to support LB 965, the “True Cost of Energy” bill being debated in the legislature today. Click here to find senators’ contact information. Introduced by Sen. Ken Haar, LB 965 is a revision of the “true cost of energy” bill. It includes many other... Read More

Submit Comments to 8 Federal Agencies Weighing In On Keystone XL Decision


On April 18, the State Department announced an extension to the comments period for federal agencies weighing in on the “National Interest Determination” for the Keystone XL pipeline permit decision. The State Dept. said it was also still processing the more than 2 million public comments submitted opposing the pipeline. (photo by Mary Anne Andrei) ... Read More

Sen. Whitehouse, Rep. Waxman Question Koch Bros. on Financial Interest in Keystone XL

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, left, and Sen. Henry Waxman

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) on Thursday sent a letter to David L. Robertson, president and CEO of Koch Industries, demanding to know what if any financial interest the company and the Koch Bros. have in TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline. “We believe Congress and the public have a right to know... Read More

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