Tag: Bold Alliance

Federal Court Rules State Dept. Must Conduct Full Environmental Review of Keystone XL in Nebraska

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 15, 2018 Contact: NRDC: Jake Thompson, (202) 289-2387, jthompson@nrdc.org Bold Alliance: Mark Hefflinger, (323) 972-5192, mark@boldalliance.org Sierra Club: Gabby Brown, (914) 261-4626, gabby.brown@sierraclub.org Center for Biological Diversity: Jared Margolis, (802) 310-4054, jmargolis@biologicaldiversity.org Friends of the Earth: Patrick Davis, (202) 222-0744, pdavis@foe.org Northern Plains Resource Council: Dustin Ogdin, (406) 228-1154, dustin@northernplains.org Federal […]
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Landowners, Tribes, PSC File Appellee Briefs in Keystone XL Route Challenge at Nebraska Supreme Court

The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska and Yankton Sioux Tribe, along with intervenors including Sierra Club, and the Nebraska Public Service Commission’s (PSC) attorney have submitted appellee briefs in the appeal before the Nebraska Supreme Court of the PSC’s approval of a “Mainline Alternative” route for TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline. All of the new briefs […]
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Bold, Environmental Groups File Opening Brief in Legal Challenge to Trump’s Rubber-Stamp Approval of Keystone XL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 12, 2018 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Bold Alliance, Environmental Groups File Opening Brief in Lawsuit Challenging Trump’s Rubber-Stamp Federal Approval of Keystone XL Pipeline Lawsuit challenges approval of pipeline permit by State Dept. and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service before final route decided, with no updated environmental review […]
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In Oral Arguments, Groups Fight Back Against Trump’s Attempt to Throw out Keystone XL Lawsuit

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Contact: Gabby Brown, gabby.brown@sierraclub.org Mark Hefflinger, mark@boldalliance.org In Oral Arguments, Groups Fight Back Against Trump’s Attempt to Throw out Keystone XL Lawsuit Motions from Administration and TransCanada Attempt to Skirt Accountability Under Environmental Laws Great Falls, MT — Today, environmental and landowner groups argued in opposition to an attempt […]
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Landowners, Tribes and Environmental Groups Confident Nebraska Public Service Commission Will Reject Keystone XL as Not in the Public Interest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 25, 2017 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Mark Hefflinger, Bold Nebraska, mark@boldnebraska.org Landowners, Tribes and Environmental Groups Confident Nebraska Public Service Commission Will Reject Keystone XL as Not in the Public Interest Opponents submitted final reply briefs on Monday as PSC docket closes Lincoln, NE — Landowners, Tribes, Bold […]
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Bold Alliance, Sierra Club Object to TransCanada Attempt to Limit Keystone XL Evidence

Bold Alliance and Sierra Club have filed a response with the Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) responding to motions filed by TransCanada that attempt to further limit the testimony and evidence that we’ll be able to present during the Keystone XL intervenor hearings Aug. 7-11 in Lincoln. From the response filed by Bold Alliance and […]
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Experts Submit Testimony Confirming That Keystone XL Pipeline Would Be a Disaster for Nebraska

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, June 8, 2017 Contact: Gabby Brown, gabby.brown@sierraclub.org Mark Hefflinger, mark@boldnebraska.org Experts Submit Testimony Confirming That Keystone XL Pipeline Would Be a Disaster for Nebraska Testimony Highlights Threats to Water Resources, Endangered Species O’Neill, NE — Expert witnesses filed testimony Wednesday with the Nebraska Public Service Commission detailing the threats the Keystone […]
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Bold Alliance, Sierra Club, Ponca & Yankton Sioux Petition PSC for Keystone XL Deadline Extension

Bold Alliance has filed a motion seeking an extension of time to submit evidence to Nebraska Public Service Commission for its review of TransCanada’s permit application for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline — joined by fellow intervenors Nebraska Sierra Club, the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska, the Yankton Sioux Tribe, and the nearly 100 landowner-intervenors challenging the […]
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Bold Alliance Calls on Full Public Service Commission to Review Lumping of Keystone XL Intervenors

On April 24, Bold Alliance filed an objection to the Nebraska Public Service Commission Hearing Officer’s recent order that denied our motion for reconsideration of its previous order that lumps Bold, three other organizations (Nebraska Sierra Club, 350.org and Oil Change International) and 30+ individuals granted intervenor status — who collectively represent millions of individuals — […]
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Nebraska PSC Denies Bold Alliance Motion to Ungroup 30+ Intervenors in Keystone XL Review

The Nebraska Public Service Commission hearing officer’s original order on intervention in its review of TransCanada’s application for a state permit for its proposed Keystone XL pipeline severely limited the evidence which intervenors are allowed to present, and unfairly grouped over 30 organizations and individuals together, limiting their individual ability to present evidence and voice […]
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