New legal memos from Alan Peterson and David Domina outline the state’s role in regulating oil pipelines. These memos were drafted in response to state senators’ concerns about the constitutionality of passing state-based regulations. They outline the particulars of what a state can and cannot do to regulate oil pipelines.
Conservation, Landowners Groups File Opening Brief in Legal Challenge to Keystone XL Pipeline Illegal pipeline approval violated the National Environmental Policy Act, Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act Great Falls, MT— Conservation and landowners groups filed their opening brief today (embedded below) in their federal lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s illegal approval of the […]Read Post
Along with the more than 7,500 public comments from citizens submitted by Bold Nebraska to the State Department’s draft environmental review for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline — including hundreds of handwritten letters and postcards sent by Nebraska farmers and ranchers who are landowners in the path of the pipeline — Bold signed onto a […]Read Post
HISTORY OF SPILLS: TransCanada’s Keystone pipeline (21 SPILLS: 2010-19) (Note: TransCanada’s “Keystone pipeline” is not to be confused with the company’s proposed “Keystone XL” pipeline — a separate pipeline project that has not yet started construction, and whose future is still very much in doubt. The original Keystone pipeline carries up to 600,000 barrels per […]Read Post