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Bold Nebraska Responds to Trump Action on Keystone XL

The President can do two things to remove certain obstacles to the permitting of the the Keystone XL tarsands pipeline, if TransCanada reapplies. First, he can rescind Executive Order 11423 governing transboundary pipelines, eliminating the need for a National Interest Determination and review under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Even without that step, second […]
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Bold Nebraska to Host Nebraska’s First “Diner Project” Breakfast on Sunday at Hub Café in Lincoln

Ben Gotschall
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 20, 2017 Contact: Ben Gotschall, 402-705-8679, bdgotschall@gmail.com Bold Nebraska to Host Nebraska’s First “Diner Project” Breakfast on Sunday at Hub Café in Lincoln Project aims to bring Americans together for one-on-one conversations over breakfast  Lincoln — This Sunday morning, Bold Nebraska will host Nebraska’s first Diner Project event, a new venture that […]
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Bold Nebraska Files Complaint Over Conflicts of Interest in Fremont

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, Jan. 19 Contact: Amy Schaffer, Bold Nebraska, amy@boldnebraska.org Bold Nebraska Files Conflict of Interest Complaints Against City of Fremont, Dodge County Government Officials Complaints filed Thursday with the Nebraska Accountability Disclosure Commission Lincoln — After working with farmers and citizens in the city of Fremont, Bold Nebraska filed multiple complaints today […]
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Bold Nebraska Joins Letter Urging Nebraska’s Reps Not to Go Backwards on Affordable Care Act Gains

Bold Nebraska joined 30 health care and other local groups in a letter urging Nebraska’s representatives in Congress “not to repeal the Affordable Care Act without first having a replacement plan that builds on its foundation, that allows everyone to keep their health insurance, and that provides for affordable, meaningful coverage and consumer protections.” The […]
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Community and Conservation Groups Blast FERC Findings on Fracked-Gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline

America’s next big pipeline fight is emerging in the mountain towns and farming communities of West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina. With the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) poised to rubber-stamp Dominion Resources’ proposed $5 billion fracked-gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline, landowners, community leaders and their allies are taking inspiration from the water protectors at Standing Rock […]
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Nebraska Farmer Art Tanderup Shares His Story of Fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline

WATCH: Art Tanderup, a farmer and #NoKXL Pipeline Fighter speaks about the landowners’ legal and political strategy, and the unlikely alliance that formed to fight TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline, which threatened his family’s land that also lies on the historic Ponca Trail of Tears, near Neligh, NE. (Thanks to Marty Steinhausen for video production!)
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Support Bold action to stop Trump, Keystone XL and Dakota Access

While many of us are looking forward to putting 2016 behind us, we here at Bold are reflecting on what was an amazing year of growth for us — and gearing up for big battles to come in 2017. In 2016, the Bold Alliance launched nationwide, expanding on Bold Nebraska’s successful organizing model of unlikely […]
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Bold Nebraska to Stand in Court With Landowners Still Fighting TransCanada Over Keystone XL

Mark Hefflinger
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 29, 2016 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Amy Schaffer, Bold Nebraska, amy@boldnebraska.org Bold Nebraska to Stand in Court With Landowners Still Fighting TransCanada Over Keystone XL TransCanada appeal of award of attorneys’ fees to be heard in Wilber (Nov. 28), Neligh (Nov. 30), Wahoo (Dec. 5), and Springview (Feb. […]
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Water Cannons Fired at Water Protectors in Freezing Temperatures, Hundreds Injured

Morton County sheriff’s department is using a f**king water cannon on our water protectors! Its 25 degrees Fahrenheit outside right now. pic.twitter.com/5S5JaIrRgK — Dallas Goldtooth (@dallasgoldtooth) November 21, 2016 “President Obama has no choice at this point but to step in and protect human lives. The police in North Dakota are listening to orders from […]
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