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Submit Testimony for May 27 Hearing on Fracking Chemicals Disclosure

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On Wednesday, May 27, the Natural Resources Committee of the Nebraska Legislature will hold a hearing on LB 664 (full text below), Sen. Ernie Chambers’ bill that would compel disclosure of all chemicals found in fracking waste in Nebraska. Stand with us at the hearing: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (CT) in Room 1525 of... Read More

Neal Obermeyer Cartoon: Who Deserves a (Tax) Break?

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The latest from political cartoonist Neal Obermeyer skewers the Nebraska Legislature for its misplaced priorities when it comes to where our tax dollars go, and who must pay taxes. The Legislature is currently considering a bill that would provide an $800,000 annual tax break to Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society — a “fraternal” organization that... Read More

In The Neb.: Promoting Nebraska Awesomeness Since 2015

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Bold Nebraska is excited to announce the launch of a new project: “In the Neb.” In the Neb. will be a web-based interactive map and mobile app that will help promote small, local businesses who are working to keep Nebraska a great place to live and visit. What sets these farms, restaurants, breweries and venues on... Read More

New Energy Roundup: May 2015

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Energy Barn Update In April 2015, the Build Our Energy Barn built in the path of the Keystone Export pipeline generated 281 kilowatt-hours of electricity back onto Nebraska’s public power grid, which is enough energy to power a light bulb for 30 months.  To date, the Energy Barn has produced 5.15 megawatt-hours of clean energy... Read More

Massive Crop Art of Presidential Seal Sends #NoKXL Message to Pres. Obama

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Support Bold Nebraska’s work? >>Click here to chip in $10<< FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 13, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Mark Hefflinger, 323-972-5192, mark@boldnebraska.org Massive Crop Art of Presidential Seal Sends #NoKXL Message to Pres. Obama Nebraskans Urge Obama to Protect His Climate Legacy by Rejecting Keystone XL Neligh, Nebraska — During what is normally... Read More

Jane Kleeb Talks Alberta Election Impact on Keystone XL on “The Ed Show”

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Bold Nebraska director Jane Kleeb appeared on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” on Thursday, May 7, to discuss the historic ouster of the pro-tarsands government in the province of Alberta this week, and the impact of incoming Alberta premier Rachel Notley’s New Democratic Party government on Keystone XL and tarsands expansion. Watch the clip below:  Read More

Sen. Chambers Bill Would Force Disclosure of Fracking Chemicals

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday May 7, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Ken Winston, 402-212-3737, kwinston@inebraska.com Bill Introduced to Force Disclosure of Fracking Chemicals NE Sierra Club, Bold Nebraska support legislation from Sen. Chambers Lincoln, NE — The Nebraska Legislature on Thursday voted in a supermajority (37-6) to suspend their rules and allow the introduction... Read More

May 14: Native American Activist Winona LaDuke Speaks at UNL

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As part of the 2015 Standing Bear and the Trail Ahead Symposium, the Center for Great Plains Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is welcoming the public to a talk by Winona LaDuke at Kimball Recital Hall. You do not need to register for the Symposium to attend! WHAT: WINONA LADUKE TALK WHEN: MAY 14, 7:30 P.M. WHERE: Kimball Recital Hall (behind... Read More


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