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ACTION: Submit a Comment on Keystone XL to the Public Service Commission

TransCanada has submitted a new application for a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline with the Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC). The permit application process at the Public Service Commission typically takes from eight months to a year, and includes public hearings, and opportunities for public comment and for citizens to apply as official […]
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Landowners, Pipeline Fighters to Testify Keystone XL is Not in Public Interest at Hearing in O’Neill on June 7

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 5, 2017 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Alliance, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Landowners, Pipeline Fighters to Testify Keystone XL is Not in Public Interest at Hearing in O’Neill on June 7 Press conference to precede Public Service Commission public meeting scheduled for 12:00 – 8:00 p.m. at O’Neill Community Center O’Neill, NE — Landowners […]
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Bold Alliance, Sierra Club, Ponca & Yankton Sioux Petition PSC for Keystone XL Deadline Extension

Bold Alliance has filed a motion seeking an extension of time to submit evidence to Nebraska Public Service Commission for its review of TransCanada’s permit application for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline — joined by fellow intervenors Nebraska Sierra Club, the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska, the Yankton Sioux Tribe, and the nearly 100 landowner-intervenors challenging the […]
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Farmer: TransCanada Failed to Compensate for Keystone Pipeline Spill on My Land

Thirteen months ago, a welding issue led to a leak in TransCanada’s Keystone 1 pipeline in South Dakota. Nearly 17,000 gallons of oil spilled on a family farm between Menno and Freeman. KSFY: “Do you think the $12,000 (easement payment from TransCanada) was worth it?” “No. I’d never do it again,” said South Dakota farmer Galen […]
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Bold Alliance Argues Keystone XL is All Risk, No Reward in Filings with Public Service Commission

Bold Alliance has filed its Requests for Admission, Interrogatories and Requests for Production with the Nebraska Public Service Commission, as an official intervenor in the PSC’s review of TransCanada’s application for a permit to build the proposed Keystone XL pipeline through Nebraska. The main arguments in Bold Alliance’s filings with the PSC (embedded below): Keystone XL isn’t […]
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Landowners, Pipeline Fighters Testify Against Keystone XL at Public Service Commission Hearing in York

On Wednesday, May 3rd, several hundred Pipeline Fighters and landowners showed up in force to testify at the Nebraska Public Service Commission’s 10-hour public meeting on TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline. Pipeline opponents “steeply outnumbered” those who spoke in favor of KXL, the Omaha World-Herald reported, and 135 people in total stood to testify during […]
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Bold Alliance Calls on Full Public Service Commission to Review Lumping of Keystone XL Intervenors

On April 24, Bold Alliance filed an objection to the Nebraska Public Service Commission Hearing Officer’s recent order that denied our motion for reconsideration of its previous order that lumps Bold, three other organizations (Nebraska Sierra Club, 350.org and Oil Change International) and 30+ individuals granted intervenor status — who collectively represent millions of individuals — […]
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Nebraska PSC Denies Bold Alliance Motion to Ungroup 30+ Intervenors in Keystone XL Review

The Nebraska Public Service Commission hearing officer’s original order on intervention in its review of TransCanada’s application for a state permit for its proposed Keystone XL pipeline severely limited the evidence which intervenors are allowed to present, and unfairly grouped over 30 organizations and individuals together, limiting their individual ability to present evidence and voice […]
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