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Judge Denies TransCanada’s Request for Most Pre-Construction Work on Keystone XL Pipeline

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Judge Denies TransCanada’s Request for Most Pre-Construction Work on Keystone XL Pipeline Ruling Deals Yet Another Setback to Proposed Dirty Fossil Fuel Project Great Falls, MT — A federal court ruling today further delayed the proposed Keystone XL pipeline by reaffirming that TransCanada cannot conduct any construction activity on the controversial tar sands pipeline and […]
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Tell Congress: Support the Green New Deal

(Ron and Jeanne Crumly on their land on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route in Nebraska. (Photo: Mary Anne Andrei) Add your name: Support the Green New Deal Today, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey are introducing the Green New Deal resolution in Congress. [1] The Green New Deal seeks to protect farmers and […]
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TransCanada Seeking South Dakota Water Permits for Keystone XL: How to Intervene

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TransCanada has applied for water use permits with the South Dakota Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources for its proposed Keystone XL pipeline — to divert from rivers to proposed “mancamps” for workers, and other industrial uses associated with construction and operation, like horizontal drilling, pump station construction, dust mitigation and hydrostatic testing. Members of […]
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Support Nathan Phillips & Native Allies: Donate to Fund Cultural Surveys of the KXL Route

(Nate Phillips and daughter Alethea Phillips at Ponca Corn Planting and Land Deeding, June 2018. Photo: Alex Matzke) In the face of racism and hatred on Saturday in our nation’s capitol, veteran and Omaha Tribe elder Nathan Phillips exhibited courage and calm that has inspired a national conversation. We thank Nate for his military service […]
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Bold Sponsors “Dementia Americana” Native Art Exhibition at LUX Center in Lincoln

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  January 17, 2019 LUX Center for the Arts Presents: First Friday with “Dementia Americana,” a group show by Cannupa Hanska Luger, Marty Two Bulls Jr., and Micheal Two Bulls and “Life is a Balloon” by Louis LaBudda. Opening Reception: Friday, February 1, 2019, 5-8 p.m. (Facebook event: https://facebook.com/events/2250024795247049/) LINCOLN, Neb. — LUX Center for the Arts […]
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Judge Denies TransCanada Request for Pre-Construction Work on Keystone XL Pipeline

Judge Denies TransCanada Request for Pre-Construction Work on Keystone XL Pipeline Ruling Deals Yet Another Setback to Proposed Dirty Fossil Fuel Project Great Falls, MT — Today, a federal judge reaffirmed that TransCanada cannot conduct any pre-construction field activities on its proposed Keystone XL pipeline. This ruling means that construction on the controversial tar sands […]
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KXL Monitoring: Did You Witness TransCanada Activity in Nebraska, South Dakota or Montana?

Have you witnessed TransCanada pipeline employees or contractors operating in Nebraska, South Dakota or Montana — in violation of a federal judge’s order prohibiting any construction or “pre-construction” activity? Provide as many details as you’re able on the form below, and we’ll use this form to document the alleged violation and pass along to the […]
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In Blow to Pipeline Project, Court Invalidates Trump Administration’s Keystone XL Environmental Review, Blocks Construction

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 8, 2018 In Blow to Pipeline Project, Court Invalidates Trump Administration’s Keystone XL Environmental Review, Blocks Construction GREAT FALLS, Mont.– A federal judge ruled today that the Trump administration violated bedrock U.S. environmental laws when approving a federal permit for TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline project. The judge blocked […]
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Pipeline Fighters, National Leaders Rally in Lincoln and Get Out the Vote for Christa Yoakum for Nebraska Public Service Commissioner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 28, 2018 Pipeline Fighters, National Leaders Rally in Lincoln and Get Out the Vote for Christa Yoakum for Nebraska Public Service Commissioner Rally and Get Out the Vote event featured Bill McKibben (co-founder, 350.org), Mike Brune (National Sierra Club executive director), Christa Yoakum (PSC candidate), Nebraska landowners, Tribal Nation allies, Bold […]
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