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Pres. Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Bill; Now It’s Time to Reject

Mark Hefflinger
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President Barack Obama just followed through on his promise to veto the bill from Congress that would have fast-tracked approval of the risky Keystone XL pipeline without the necessary Presidential permit. “Pres. Obama just stood up with farmers, ranchers and Tribal Nations to protect our land and water. The President’s veto comes at a time […]
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Unity Letter: Tell President Obama to Veto and Reject Keystone XL

Mark Hefflinger
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AS CONGRESS SENDS KEYSTONE XL BILL TO WHITE HOUSE, UNITED OPPOSITION STANDS UP Artists, elected officials, landowners, labor unions, progressive organizations, Tribal Nations, and climate advocates send “Unity Letter” urging President Obama to veto and reject Keystone XL Washington — Just as Congressional Republicans prepare to send a bill forcing approval of the Keystone XL pipeline […]
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Keystone Decision in Sight: What You Can Do and Why It Matters

Jane Kleeb
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The State Department set a clear timeline for all Federal Agencies to submit comments on the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Feb. 2, 2015. This is a big development in the fight against the Keystone XL pipeline. As we told Lincoln Journal Star, our intention with supporting the new landowner lawsuits is not about pausing […]
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Bold Nebraska Response to Pres. Obama’s Pipeline Reference in State of the Union

Mark Hefflinger
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2014 Contact: Jane Kleeb, jane@boldnebraska.org, 402-705-3622 Bold Nebraska Response to Pres. Obama’s Pipeline Reference in State of the Union President Obama: “Let’s set our sights higher than a single oil pipeline” Lincoln, NE — Pres. Obama made a thinly-veiled reference to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline during his State […]
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Statement on Pres. Obama’s Pledge to Veto Keystone XL Bill

Mark Hefflinger
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The White House announced on Tuesday that President Obama will veto a pending bill that would fast-track approval of the Keystone XL pipeline without the necessary Presidential permit. Since November, Pipeline Fighters have sent more than 750 of the #NOKXL “veto pens” seen above to President Obama (Send a pen: http://boldnebraska.org/veto) Bold Nebraska’s Jane Kleeb: […]
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Pres. Obama: Straight Talk on Keystone XL at Press Conference

Mark Hefflinger
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  Pres. Barack Obama just laid down some straight talk about Keystone XL during his end-of-year press conference. “There is very little impact, nominal impact, on US gas prices — what the average American consumer cares about — by having this pipeline come through. And sometimes the way this gets sold is, let’s get this […]
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Pres. Obama Talks Keystone XL on The Colbert Report

Mark Hefflinger
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President Obama appeared as a guest on “The Colbert Report” on Comedy Central on Monday, and Stephen Colbert asked him about the Keystone XL pipeline (which gets a “boo” from the audience). The President again reiterated his contention that the pipeline must not add to the problem of carbon pollution and climate change, that KXL […]
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The Great Sioux Nation, Obama Administration Meet to Address Renewable Energy and Alternatives to the Keystone XL Pipeline

For Immediate Release: Nov. 20, 2014 Contact: Aldo Seoane, Wica Agli Phone: 855-942-2669 Ext. 701 The Great Sioux Nation & Obama Administration Meet to Address Renewable Energy and Alternatives to the Keystone XL Pipeline Washington, DC – November 20, 2014: Tribal presidents met with members of the Obama Administration to address a revolutionary new approach to […]
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