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Pink Drill Bits? Pipeline-Free Breast Campaign Introduced for Breast Cancer Awareness


For Immediate Release: Oct. 7, 2015 Contact: Sarah Kalmanson, 414-514-2449, Pipeline Free Breast Campaign Introduced for Breast Cancer Awareness Month Oct. 2015 Honor the Earth is introducing the Pipeline-free Breast Campaign as a part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Noting, “Fossil Fuels are bad for your boobs. Chemicals created and used during petroleum extraction,... Read More

Bold Nebraska Statement on TransCanada Filing with Public Service Commission


TransCanada on Monday filed a new application with the Nebraska Public Service Commission for a route for its proposed Keystone XL pipeline through the state of Nebraska. Statement from Bold Nebraska director Jane Kleeb: “This is TransCanada’s attempt to delay the process in the hopes that a GOP candidate gets elected to the White House.... Read More

Tell Gov. Ricketts: Don’t Kick the Can, Submit a Nebraska Energy Plan


Join us on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 5:30 p.m. outside the Governor’s mansion in Lincoln for a game of “Kick the Can!” Gov. Pete Ricketts must submit a Nebraska energy plan so that our state is able to meet our goal of 40% reduced carbon emissions that will bring substantial health benefits and savings, and the opportunity... Read More

Pres. Obama’s Letter to a Nebraska Family in the Path of Keystone XL

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A year and a half ago, Mike and Cheri Blocher, a Nebraska family that raises horses and whose land lies in the path of TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline, wrote a letter with their concerns to President Obama. The Blochers, like all of you, wrote letters often to Pres. Obama in the hopes of getting... Read More

TransCanada Hands Major Victory to Nebraska Landowners


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, TransCanada Hands Major Victory to Nebraska Landowners Company pulls out of lawsuits filed by 100 landowners challenging eminent domain authority; will apply for route through Public Service Commission O’Neill, NE — This afternoon, TransCanada announced that the company will pull out of the lawsuit... Read More

Bold Nebraska Statement on Hillary Clinton Coming Out Against the Keystone XL Pipeline

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The Associated Press reports that former Secretary of State and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday said she opposes construction of TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which would run through Nebraska’s fragile Sandhills and over the precious Ogallala aquifer. “Clinton says the project has been a distraction and she doesn’t believe it’s in the best... Read More

Sept. 22: Public Hearing in Sidney on Oil & Gas Commission, Fracking Issues

Sen. Ken Haar speaks with a local activist at the March 24 NOGCC hearing, where another citizen poured the glasses of “fracked water” on the table for Commissioners (as seen in this video viewed 1.8 million times on YouTube). Photo: Mark Hefflinger

Thanks to all of the citizens who have spoken out against importing fracking wastewater for disposal in Nebraska, the Legislature has scheduled a public hearing in Sidney, NE on Sept. 22. Citizens are encouraged to testify in person, or else submit written comments via the form below that Bold Nebraska and Nebraska Sierra Club will submit... Read More

Landowners File Opening Brief in Lawsuit Against TransCanada’s Eminent Domain for Keystone XL


>>Chip in $20 to Support Landowners’ Legal Fight<< Landowners Opening Brief Filed in Nebraska Keystone XL Battle Omaha, NE — Lawyers for Nebraska landowners submitted written arguments in Court on Monday, August 31st. They contend a 2012 Nebraska law unconstitutionally authorizes TransCanada, a foreign pipeline company, to use eminent domain and to take their land.... Read More

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