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.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 23, 2020 Keystone XL Still Faces Court Challenges from Tribal Nations, Landowners & Environmental Groups Lincoln, NE – Despite TC Energy’s recent submission to a federal court of a proposed pre-construction and construction schedule for its yet-to-be-greenlighted Keystone XL pipeline, there still remain many obstacles before any construction on the controversial […]Read Post
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