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Enbridge Ordered to Pay $177 Million Over Disastrous Michigan Tar Sands Spill

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For Immediate Release: July 20, 2016 Contact: Jane Kleeb, jane@boldnebraska.com, 402-705-3622 Josh Mogerman, jmogerman@nrdc.org, 312-651-7909 Mark Westlund, mark.westlund@sierraclub.org, 510-841-8329 Andy Pearson, andy@mn350.org, 612-600-5951 Mahyar Sorour, mahyar@mpirg.org, 612-627-4035 ext. 306 Marc Fink, mfink@biologicaldiversity.org, 218-464-0539 David Turnbull, david@priceofoil.org, 202-316-3499 Enbridge Ordered to Pay $177 Million Over Disastrous Michigan Tar Sands Spill Washington — The Justice Department and... Read More

Stanton Keystone 1 Community Meeting Follow-up

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On Tuesday, July 19, Bold Nebraska hosted a Community Meeting to discuss upcoming “maintenance” planned by TransCanada on its Keystone 1 pipeline (in operation for just 5 years) in several Nebraska counties. (NOTE: If you missed the meeting, but are interested in obtaining soil and water testing kits for your land on the Keystone 1... Read More

Bold Nebraska Supports Family Ranchers and Farmers, Urges Congress to Pass Checkoff Reform

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Bold Nebraska joined more than 140 organizations, ranchers, farmers and businesses this week to applaud Senators Booker and Lee for filing legislation that, when passed, will stop commodity checkoff program abuses. Checkoff programs were established to provide equal benefits to all producers of a particular commodity by using funds gained from mandatory assessments to conduct promotion... Read More

Lincoln Community to Host “Black Lives DO Matter” Rally and March on Thursday at Nebraska State Capitol

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 12, 2016 Contact: Shannon Cameron, 402-902-9206, shannonecameron@gmail.com Pastor Janet Banks, 404-540-5363, janetgoodmanbanks@gmail.com Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Lincoln Community to Host #BlackLivesMatter Rally and March on Thursday at Nebraska State Capitol Speakers to include Pastor Janet Banks; Pastor Jessie Myles, Michael Manquoba Dicken; Stephen Griffith; Jane Kleeb; Lincoln Police Department Chief Jeff... Read More

Rep. Brad Ashford Letter Asks PHMSA for Independent Soil and Water Testing on TransCanada’s Keystone 1 Pipeline

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Rep. Brad Ashford (D-Omaha) sent a letter dated July 6 to the U.S. Dept. of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), expressing his concern about the lack of independent soil and water testing being conducted along TransCanada’s Keystone 1 pipeline in Nebraska while the company is digging up huge sections of the pipe... Read More

July 18: Project Rawhide Town Hall Meeting

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Please come and join us for an informational town hall meeting to listen, learn, ask questions, and share your opinions on Project Rawhide, aka Costco’s proposal to put an industrial chicken processing operation in Fremont, NE. Light refreshments will be served. WHAT: Project Rawhide Town Hall Meeting WHEN: Monday, July 18, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.... Read More

July 19: Keystone 1 Pipeline Community Meeting

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In lieu of TransCanada’s upcoming “maintenance” on its Keystone I pipeline, Bold Nebraska will hold informational meetings in the counties along the route. WHAT: Keystone 1 Pipeline Community Meeting—Stanton WHEN: Tuesday, July 19, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. WHERE: Red Road Herbs Center — 57190 835 Rd, Stanton, Nebraska 68779 DETAILS: Tea & Treats will be served, with an optional... Read More

Guest Post: “Retaining the Good Life” by Adam Morfeld

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This guest post was authored by Nebraska State Sen. Adam Morfeld. (When folks head to the polls in November, in order to ensure the outdated death penalty is not part of our justice system, you need to “Vote RETAIN” to keep the law that bans the unjust death penalty that was passed by our bi-partisan... Read More

Nebraska Judge Orders TransCanada to Pay Legal Costs of Keystone XL Landowners

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Donate to keep Bold going strong! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 1, 2016 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Nebraska Judge Orders TransCanada to Pay Legal Costs of Keystone XL Landowners TransCanada ordered to pay $8,844.21 to each of 19 Holt County landowners; claims in other counties may push total payments near $500,000 Holt County, NE —... Read More

Bold Nebraska Applauds Court’s Reversal of Permit to Import Out-of-State Fracking Wastewater Into Nebraska

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 30, 2016 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Bold Nebraska Applauds Court’s Reversal of Permit to Import Out-of-State Fracking Wastewater Into Nebraska District Judge Derek Weimer sides with Sioux County landowners, says Nebraska Oil & Gas Commission overstepped its authority Lincoln, NE — Bold Nebraska applauds District Judge Derek Weimer’s ruling that... Read More


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