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New Memo Details Climate Impact of Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline

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A memo delivered to the Obama Administration this week from local Nebraska and national groups details new evidence that proves that the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline would be a major driver of increased development of dirty tar sands and the associated carbon emissions, thereby failing the “climate test” the president has set for... Read More

Background: Nebraska Unconstitutional Pipeline Process

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Final Decision Announcement If you want to sign up for announcements on the rally we will hold on Decision Day, click here. A final decision by the Nebraska Supreme Court could come any Friday at 8am CT. Watch the Supreme Court website for the opinion ruling. The decision will determine if TransCanada, and all future oil... Read More

Jane Kleeb Discusses Pro-Keystone XL Sen. Mary Landrieu’s Defeat on “The Ed Show”

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Bold Nebraska director Jane Kleeb appeared on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” on Tuesday, Dec. 9 to discuss ardent Keystone XL pipeline advocate Sen. Mary Landrieu’s (D-LA) defeat in Saturday’s run-off election. “When you cheerlead for Keystone XL, whether you’re [recently defeated incumbent] Rep. Lee Terry or Senator Landrieu — you’re going to get the boot,” said... Read More

South Dakota PUC Sets Schedule for Keystone XL Permit Hearing

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The three-member South Dakota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) met on Tuesday, Dec. 9, and heard from intervenors in TransCanada’s application for recertification of a construction permit for its proposed Keystone XL pipeline in the state of South Dakota. The main business discussed was a motion from TransCanada to limit the discovery phase of the process,... Read More

Pres. Obama Talks Keystone XL on The Colbert Report

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President Obama appeared as a guest on “The Colbert Report” on Comedy Central on Monday, and Stephen Colbert asked him about the Keystone XL pipeline (which gets a “boo” from the audience). The President again reiterated his contention that the pipeline must not add to the problem of carbon pollution and climate change, that KXL... Read More

Bold Nebraska Response to TransCanada Motion to Limit Discovery

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Now that TransCanada’s permit to build the Keystone Export pipeline in South Dakota has expired, they are now having to go through the South Dakota Public Utitilies Commision’s application process again.  Despite objections by TransCanada, the South Dakota PUC granted party status to dozens of intervenors, including Bold Nebraska, Tribal Nations, Dakota Rural Action, South... Read More

Comment Periods Open on NPPD R-Project

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After a series of hearings in communities affected by their Proposed R-Project power line, Nebraska Public Power District is still accepting public comments on the proposed power line project.  The project met with opposition at the hearings, with landowners and citizens voicing concerns over property rights, property values, environmental damage and dangers to wildlife.  Save... Read More


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