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Landowners File Opening Brief in Lawsuit Against TransCanada’s Eminent Domain for Keystone XL


>>Chip in $20 to Support Landowners’ Legal Fight<< Landowners Opening Brief Filed in Nebraska Keystone XL Battle Omaha, NE — Lawyers for Nebraska landowners submitted written arguments in Court on Monday, August 31st. They contend a 2012 Nebraska law unconstitutionally authorizes TransCanada, a foreign pipeline company, to use eminent domain and to take their land.... Read More

Lancaster County Wind Zoning Update: Time to Diversify Energy


Last night, I attended the Lancaster County Planning Commission meeting where the proposed wind zoning ordinance was discussed in great detail. The Commission narrowly passed the zoning ordinance on a 5-4 split, increasing the sound levels the turbines can run at and clarifying the setbacks for dwellings from an installed turbine. The split vote on the... Read More

SIGN: Tell Gov. Ricketts to Support the Clean Power Plan


Tell Gov. Ricketts: Don’t kill the Clean Power Plan. Click here to add your name. Last week, President Obama announced the Clean Power Plan — a flexible, common-sense plan that will cut carbon pollution and help clean up our land, air and water. The Clean Power Plan will generate savings that protect our health and... Read More

President Obama’s Clean Power Plan to Reduce Carbon Pollution, Usher in More Clean, Renewable Energy

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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, August 3, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, President Obama’s Clean Power Plan to Reduce Carbon Pollution, Usher in More Clean, Renewable Energy Bold Nebraska calls on Gov. Ricketts to create a state plan now with citizen input; leave behind dead-end court cases Lincoln — President Obama on Monday officially... Read More

PRESS RELEASE: In South Dakota, TransCanada Faces Serious Challenges on Keystone XL

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For Immediate Release: July 31, 2015 Contact: Thomasina Real Bird, Attorney for Yankton Sioux Tribe, 612-840-7635 Matthew Rappold, Rosebud Sioux Tribe,, 605-828-1680 Tracey Zephier, Attorney for Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe,, 605-347-1265 Peter Capossela, Attorney for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, 541-505-4883 Bob Gough, Intertribal Council on Utility Policy, 605-441-8316 Lewis GrassRope, Lower Brule Sioux... Read More

Jane Kleeb Talks Hillary Clinton and Keystone XL on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show”

Bold Nebraska director Jane Kleeb appeared on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” on Monday, July 27 to discuss presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s recent announcement of a climate agenda that made no mention of the Keystone XL pipeline. “On the one hand, we have Sec. Clinton saying she wants to be a climate champion and rolling out this... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Lies in Letter to President Obama Asking for Approval of Keystone XL


While a brave collective of Nebraska farmers and ranchers who have put their lives on hold to fight for their livelihoods and protect our land and water stood up against TransCanada in court in Holt County today, Gov. Pete Ricketts — who has never met with any of these families who stand opposed to a... Read More

White House Honors Faith Leaders for Climate “Champions of Change”

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Congratulations to Reverend Kim Morrow — minister of sustainability at First-Plymouth Church in Lincoln, and executive director of Nebraska Interfaith Power & Light — on being named one of twelve people of faith who are being recognized as “Champions of Change“ for their efforts to protect our environment and communities from the effects of climate... Read More

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