Tag: Brad Ashford

Rep. Brad Ashford Letter Asks PHMSA for Independent Soil and Water Testing on TransCanada’s Keystone 1 Pipeline

Rep. Brad Ashford (D-Omaha) sent a letter dated July 6 to the U.S. Dept. of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), expressing his concern about the lack of independent soil and water testing being conducted along TransCanada’s Keystone 1 pipeline in Nebraska while the company is digging up huge sections of the pipe […]
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ACTION: Earth Day Rally Against TPP at Brad Ashford’s Office

Mark Hefflinger
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Saturday, April 18 is Earth Day, and before we head to the Earth Day Omaha celebration in Elmwood Park, we’ll be making a short detour to Rep. Brad Ashford’s office, to join a broad coalition calling on him to vote against TPP (the “Trans-Pacific Partnership”), a secret “trade” deal that would give corporations powers to […]
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Rep. Brad Ashford Again Sides With Foreign Oil Corp. Over Nebraska Farmers and Ranchers

Mark Hefflinger
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Rep. Ashford Again Sides With Foreign Oil Corp. Over Nebraska Farmers and Ranchers Votes a second time for bill to approve Keystone XL pipeline Omaha, NE — Rep. Brad Ashford (D-Omaha) today voted for a second time to approve the risky Keystone XL tarsands export pipeline, […]
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Omaha Pipeline Fighters Rally at Rep. Brad Ashford’s Office

Mark Hefflinger
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A group of Omaha Pipeline Fighters led by activists Deirdre Evans, Jane Wilson and Patricia Fuller organized a #NOKXL rally at Congressman Brad Ashford’s office on Tuesday, as part of a nationwide day of action against Keystone XL in hundreds of cities across the U.S. Pipeline Fighters lined up outside Rep. Ashford’s office in Omaha, […]
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