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VIDEO: Fracking Wastewater Well Hearing

Landowner Brian Palm speaks against the proposed wastewater well at the Nebraska Oil & Gas Commission (Photo: Mark Hefflinger)

SIGN the PETITION: >>DON’T FRACK OUR WATER<< The Nebraska Oil & Gas Conservation Commission held a hearing on Tuesday, March 24 on an out-of-state company’s (“Terex” or “T-Rex Oil”) application to export its toxic fracking wastewater into Nebraska, moving 80 truckloads carrying 10,000 barrels per day of pollution destined to be dumped into a disposal... Read More

Tell the Nebraska Legislature: Don’t Frack Our Water

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TELL THE LEGISLATURE: Please put in place a moratorium on any further importation of fracking waste and any new permits to dispose of such material, starting now. The Natural Resources Committee of the Nebraska Legislature held a hearing March 11 on LB 512. Read the Omaha World Herald’s coverage of the hearing. ACTION: Contact the members of the Natural... Read More

Testimony of Ben Gotschall on LB 473: No eminent domain for private gain

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(Testimony of Bold Nebraska energy director and Davey Road Ranch proprietor Ben Gotschall, to be delivered in support of LB 473 during Wednesday’s 1:30 p.m. hearing before the Nebraska State Legislature’s Judiciary Committee): “What seems like a long time ago, farmers and ranchers in Nebraska started getting letters from a company called TransCanada. The letters... Read More

Bold Nebraska’s Jane Kleeb, N.D. Sen. Hoeven Talk Keystone XL and Infrastructure on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show”

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Bold Nebraska director Jane Kleeb appeared on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” on Thursday, March 5 in a segment that also included pro-KXL Republican Sen. John Hoeven of North Dakota. The discussion centered on repairing American’s crumbling infrastructure, and whether Republicans would attempt to attach Keystone XL legislation to a highway infrastructure bill. Watch the clip... Read More

PETITION: Don’t Frack Our Water

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SIGN THE PETITION: DON’T FRACK OUR WATER PUBLIC HEARING: March 24, 10:00 a.m. MT (*11:00 a.m. CT*) Nebraska Oil & Gas Conservation Commission 922 Illinois Street Sidney, Nebraska 69162 If you can’t attend the hearing, send a written letter with your comment to the address above or via email: NOGCC@nogcc.ne.gov  LISTEN: Nebraska public radio (NET Nebraska) reports... Read More

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* WATCH: York News-Times interview with plaintiffs and Jane Kleeb of Bold Nebraska: WATCH: 10/11 News interviews plaintiffs: 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... 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


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