Tag: Bold Nebraska

TransCanada Bribed Nebraska County Commissioner with $49,000 “Bonus” if “Works Well With Them” to Get KXL Built

Canadian pipeline company TransCanada (now called “TC Energy”) bribed a Nebraska County Commissioner, offering a “bonus” of $49,000 if the Commissioner “worked well with them” to see that its controversial proposed Keystone XL pipeline project was ushered through to completion. The details of the bribe are laid out in a “conflict of interest” disclosure letter […]
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Letter Urges Democratic Candidates to Take “NoKXL Pledge” to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline on Day One if Elected President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 13, 2019 Letter Urges Democratic Candidates to Take “NoKXL Pledge” to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline on Day One if Elected President Landowner, Indigenous and environmental groups announce petition campaign and ‘bird-dogging’ on the campaign trail Hastings, NE — A coalition of landowners, Tribal Nations and environmental groups that have been […]
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Take the “NoKXL Pledge”: Democratic Candidates Urged to Pledge to Stop Keystone XL Pipeline if Elected

Presidential candidates are asked many questions about what they’ll do if they are elected. Many of those questions focus on reforming vast structural problems — which in most cases will also require a separate effort launched by Congress. But we have a question for the Democratic presidential candidates that a newly elected President will have […]
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ACTION: Speak Out Against KXL At Nebraska County Board Meetings

Landowners who live on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route in Holt County, Nebraska, and who are opposed to the project recently attended a County Board meeting to provide their elected Commissioners an update on the status of the controversial project. Some of these landowners have now been actively voicing their opposition to the pipeline […]
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Giant Message to Trump Etched into Nebraska Cornfield: “No 45” + “No KXL”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 12, 2019 Giant Message to Trump Etched into Nebraska Cornfield: “No 45” + “No KXL” World’s largest crop art message to Trump unveiled Wednesday in 33-acre field on the Tanderup farm was created by volunteers with artist John Quigley Neligh, NE — A gigantic message to President Trump, etched into a […]
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Sixth Annual Ponca Corn Planting + NoKXL Crop Art Installation

*VIEW PHOTOS FROM THE SIXTH ANNUAL SACRED PONCA CORN PLANTING* This year, we’re combining our sixth annual planting of Sacred Ponca Corn on land inside the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route with the chance to help create a gigantic new NoKXL crop artwork — all on the Tanderup Farm, and now, formally-deeded Ponca Nation lands […]
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Tell Congress: Support the Green New Deal

(Ron and Jeanne Crumly on their land on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route in Nebraska. (Photo: Mary Anne Andrei) Add your name: Support the Green New Deal Today, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey are introducing the Green New Deal resolution in Congress. [1] The Green New Deal seeks to protect farmers and […]
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Pipeline Fighters, National Leaders Rally in Lincoln and Get Out the Vote for Christa Yoakum for Nebraska Public Service Commissioner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 28, 2018 Pipeline Fighters, National Leaders Rally in Lincoln and Get Out the Vote for Christa Yoakum for Nebraska Public Service Commissioner Rally and Get Out the Vote event featured Bill McKibben (co-founder, 350.org), Mike Brune (National Sierra Club executive director), Christa Yoakum (PSC candidate), Nebraska landowners, Tribal Nation allies, Bold […]
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Tell the Trump Administration: NO Keystone XL

Click here to sign now — deadline Aug. 29. The Trump Administration’s State Department just published a hastily-produced “Environmental Assessment” that concludes the proposed Keystone XL pipeline would produce only “minor” impacts to our land, water, endangered species and Native American sacred sites in Nebraska like the Ponca Trail of Tears. A new 30-day public […]
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Trump Administration Attempts a Shortcut to Get Keystone XL Built

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, July 30, 2018 Contact: Gabby Brown, (202) 495-3051 gabby.brown@sierraclub.org Jake Thompson, (202) 289-2387, jthompson@nrdc.org Mark Hefflinger, mark@boldalliance.org Trump Administration Attempts a Shortcut to Get Keystone XL Built Tar sands pipeline faces federal and state legal challenges Washington, DC — Today, Donald Trump’s State Department released a draft Environmental Assessment of the […]
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