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.
You may have already heard, but TransCanada just filed new eminent domain claims in court against 90 Nebraska family farmers and ranchers — including my family — who refuse to give up our land for this foreign corporation’s Keystone XL tarsands export pipeline.  TransCanada has been bullying my family and other Nebraska landowners for […]Read Post
Join us on Saturday, Nov. 2nd for the Sixth Annual Harvest of Sacred Ponca Corn “Seeds of Resistance” that the Cowboy & Indian Alliance planted on Ponca Nation land that lies in the path of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, that also crosses the historic Ponca Trail of Tears. The farm just north of Neligh […]Read Post
CNN is hosting a seven-hour live “Climate Crisis Town Hall” (Sept. 4, 4-11pm CT) that will feature interviews with ten of the top Democratic contenders — including a notable few who have not yet signed the NoKXL Pledge: Vice President Joe Biden, interviewed by Anderson Cooper at 7pm CT. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, interviewed by Erin […]Read Post