In a segment on Friday, Rachel Maddow covered the announcement from the State Dept.’s Inspector General, which said the conflict of interest investigation it has launched into the contractor hired to do the environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline would not be completed until 2014. Maddow and fellow MSNBC host Chris Hayes called the news a ‘win’ for KXL opponents, and also spoke about the direct effect that grassroots efforts in pipeline states like Nebraska are having on this process.
Help create a new crop artwork on the Tanderup farm! Volunteers needed: May 17-21 Bold Nebraska has the chance to team up again with Nebraska farmer and Pipeline Fighter Art Tanderup, and artist John Quigley to create a gigantic new #NoKXL crop artwork in Art’s cornfield in Neligh, Nebraska. We want to create new crop […]Read Post
TransCanada Bullying Keystone XL Landowners With False Eminent Domain Threats, “Subordination” Bank Letters
Nebraska landowners on the proposed Keystone XL route who have not signed easement contracts to sell their land for the pipeline received letters in February, threatening that TransCanada would take them to court and sue to take their land via eminent domain if they did not “respond to this offer before April 2” — even […]Read Post
“In the face of historic flooding in Nebraska and South Dakota, the Trump administration issues another proclamation attempting to shove a risky tarsands pipeline down the throats of farmers and ranchers currently facing devastation,” said Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska founder. “Instead of helping the Heartland, Trump is driving a stake through the hearts of family […]Read Post