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S. Dakota Public Utilities Commission Grants Motion to Delay Keystone XL Hearing


The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) said on Monday, April 27 that it has granted intervenors’ motion for a continuance, which will effectively delay the scheduled May 4-8 Keystone XL permit application evidentiary hearing and public comment session. Bold Nebraska and a number of Nebraska landowners who live on the proposed pipeline route are among... Read More

Despite Senators’ Call for Halt, Public Opposition, Oil Commission Plans Fracking Well Vote


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, Ken Winston, 402-212-3737, Mark Hefflinger, 323-972-5192, Oil Commission Plans Fracking Wastewater Well Vote, Despite Call for Delay From Coalition of Senators, Lincoln Journal Star NOGCC again violates state meeting laws with April 22 “special meeting” Lincoln, NE — Bold Nebraska and... Read More

Bold Nebraska, NE Sierra Club React to NPPD Coal-to-Hydrogen Conversion at Sheldon Station


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, April 17, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, Ken Winston, 402-212-3737, Bold Nebraska, Nebraska Sierra Club Statement on NPPD Action to Reduce State’s Coal Dependence Groups call for increased clean, renewable energy sources for Nebraska Lincoln, NE — Bold Nebraska and Nebraska Sierra Club — two groups that represent thousands of... Read More

ACTION: Earth Day Rally Against TPP at Brad Ashford’s Office

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Saturday, April 18 is Earth Day, and before we head to the Earth Day Omaha celebration in Elmwood Park, we’ll be making a short detour to Rep. Brad Ashford’s office, to join a broad coalition calling on him to vote against TPP (the “Trans-Pacific Partnership”), a secret “trade” deal that would give corporations powers to... Read More

NE Sierra Club, Bold Nebraska Complaint Alleges Oil & Gas Commission Violated Open Meeting Laws

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 7, 2015 Contact: Ken Winston, 402-212-3737, Mark Hefflinger, 323-972-5192, Nebraska Sierra Club, Bold Nebraska Complaint Alleges Oil & Gas Commission Violated Open Meetings Laws Groups call for expedited investigation by Attorney General Peterson Lincoln, NE — The Nebraska Sierra Club and Bold Nebraska on Tuesday filed a complaint (embedded... Read More

Jane Kleeb and Fracking Viral Video on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show”

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Bold Nebraska director Jane Kleeb appeared on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” on Wednesday, April 1 alongside a representative from right-wing think tank Heritage Foundation, to discuss fracking and the “Power Of One” / “Would you drink it?” viral video of a citizen’s fracked water demonstration that Bold Nebraska captured at a public hearing last week.... Read More

VIDEO: Fracking Wastewater Well Hearing

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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


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

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