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Nobel Laureates Applaud President Obama’s Rejection of the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

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Nobel Laureates Applaud President Obama’s Rejection of the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline “A dangerous fossil fuel driven future can no longer be considered inevitable; the climate impacts have become too serious and too devastating to ignore.” WASHINGTON (November 12, 2015) – 10 Nobel Peace Prize laureates have offered their sincere congratulations to President Obama […]
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PRESS RELEASE: Keystone XL Rejection a Historic Victory for Citizens Protecting Our Land, Water and Climate

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 6, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, jane@boldnebraska.org, 402-705-3622 Mark Hefflinger, mark@boldnebraska.org Keystone XL Rejection a Historic Victory for Citizens Protecting Our Land, Water and Climate Lincoln, NE — Today, President Obama stood with citizens to protect our land, water and climate by rejecting the Keystone XL national permit. This is the first time […]
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PROTECTED: Pres. Obama Rejects Keystone XL

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WATCH: Nebraska rancher Randy “Stand with Randy” Thompson says thank you to Pres. Obama on behalf of Pipeline Fighters everywhere. VICTORY!! President Obama just announced that he has REJECTED the permit for TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline. Instead of siding with Big Oil, the President chose to stand with farmers, ranchers, tribes and Pipeline Fighters […]
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Send a #NOKXL Pen to President Obama: “This Machine Stops Pipelines”

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In a desperate move, TransCanada yesterday asked the State Dept. to “pause” its long-running review of the Keystone XL pipeline. TransCanada says it wants the “pause” so that its recently-launched new application for a pipeline route at the Nebraska Public Service Commission — a process that takes 7-12 months — can run its course. The […]
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Bold Nebraska Statement on TransCanada Asking State Dept. to “Pause” Review of Keystone XL

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TransCanada on Monday asked the U.S. State Department to “pause” its review of the foreign company’s cross-border federal permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline. BACKGROUND: The State Department does NOT have to grant TransCanada’s request for a “pause.” Just because TransCanada has requested a pause, it does not mean the State Department must give […]
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Pres. Obama’s Letter to a Nebraska Family in the Path of Keystone XL

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A year and a half ago, Mike and Cheri Blocher, a Nebraska family that raises horses and whose land lies in the path of TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline, wrote a letter with their concerns to President Obama. The Blochers, like all of you, wrote letters often to Pres. Obama in the hopes of getting […]
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President Obama’s Clean Power Plan to Reduce Carbon Pollution, Usher in More Clean, Renewable Energy

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, August 3, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org President Obama’s Clean Power Plan to Reduce Carbon Pollution, Usher in More Clean, Renewable Energy Bold Nebraska calls on Gov. Ricketts to create a state plan now with citizen input; leave behind dead-end court cases Lincoln — President Obama on Monday officially […]
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Massive Crop Art of Presidential Seal Sends #NoKXL Message to Pres. Obama

Support Bold Nebraska’s work? >>Click here to chip in $10<< FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 13, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Massive Crop Art of Presidential Seal Sends #NoKXL Message to Pres. Obama Nebraskans Urge Obama to Protect His Climate Legacy by Rejecting Keystone XL Neligh, Nebraska — During what is normally a time to plant […]
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