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ACTION: Send a #NoKXL Letter to the Nebraska Public Service Commission

On Feb. 16, 2017, TransCanada submitted a new application with the Nebraska Public Service Commission for a route for its proposed Keystone XL pipeline project. The process could take eight months to a year, and will include hearings and opportunities for public comment. ACTION: Send a hand-written letter to the Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) […]
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TransCanada Files Keystone XL Application With Nebraska Public Service Commission

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 16, 2017 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Alliance, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org   Bold Alliance Responds to TransCanada Filing of Keystone XL Permit Application with Nebraska Public Service Commission The up-to-year-long process includes public comment and hearings; Landowners still vow to challenge foreign corporation’s eminent domain authority Hastings, NE — TransCanada on Thursday submitted […]
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Bold Nebraska Welcomes Linda Anderson as New State Director

Jane Kleeb
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Bold Nebraska is proud to announce Linda Anderson as our new State Director. Linda will carry the work of Bold Nebraska forward as the entire Bold family continues to grow in rural states across the country. Amy Schaffer, the previous Bold leader will continue to take a stand to protect the Sandhills and Ogallala Aquifer […]
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Bold Alliance Responds to Trump State Dept.’s Keystone XL Statement Silencing Opposition by Rejecting Any Public Comments

Mark Hefflinger
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The State Department said on Feb. 9 that it has received TransCanada’s re-submitted application for Keystone XL and will now “conduct a review of the application in accordance with the Presidential Memorandum and any other applicable requirements.” In a shocking silencing of the massive public opposition to the project, Trump’s State Dept. said that the federal […]
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TAKE ACTION: Bills in the Nebraska Legislature

Bold Nebraska works with partner organizations including Nebraskans for Civic Reform, Nebraska Appleseed, Common Cause Nebraska, Center for Rural Affairs, Nebraska Wildlife Federation, Nebraska Farmers Union, ACLU of Nebraska and Nebraska Sierra Club to bring you informed coverage of bills under consideration and actions to make sure your voice is heard. LINK: LIVE STREAMING VIDEO OF UNICAM IN SESSION (via NET Nebraska)  You […]
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Next Steps to Stop Keystone XL (Again!)

Over 150 landowners and Pipeline Fighters attended a Keystone XL pipeline community meeting in O’Neill on Jan. 30. Jane Kleeb, President of the Bold Alliance opened the meeting, and relayed that nothing about the Keystone XL pipeline “Makes America Great Again” — as the pipeline is made with foreign steel, coming from a foreign country, […]
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Feb. 6: Legislature Hearing on Extreme Weather Preparedness Task Force (LB 646)

On Monday, the Executive Board of the Nebraska Legislature will hold a lunch hour hearing on Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks’ bill (LB 646) that would create an Extreme Weather Preparedness Task Force, to develop an evidence-based, data-driven strategic plan to respond to issues of extreme weather and climate change for the State of Nebraska. The Task […]
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Bold’s Jane Kleeb and Nebraska Farmer Art Tanderup Talk Keystone XL on MSNBC

Mark Hefflinger
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Bold Alliance president Jane Kleeb and Art Tanderup, the Nebraska farmer who hosted the “Harvest the Hope” #NoKXL benefit concert featuring Willie Nelson and Neil Young, appeared on MSNBC’s “AM Joy” on Saturday, Jan. 28 to discuss President Trump’s actions to attempt to fast-track the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines. WATCH: Bold’s Jane Kleeb […]
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Bold Nebraska Responds to Trump Action on Keystone XL

On Jan. 24, President Trump issued a Presidential Memorandum calling for the fast-tracking of completion of the Keystone XL pipeline, and invited TransCanada to resubmit a permit application. However, this action does not give any “green-light” to start the construction of Keystone XL. There are still substantial obstacles, and the pipeline is not likely to be […]
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