Tag: Eminent Domain

Nebraska Farmer Art Tanderup Shares His Story of Fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline

WATCH: Art Tanderup, a farmer and #NoKXL Pipeline Fighter speaks about the landowners’ legal and political strategy, and the unlikely alliance that formed to fight TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline, which threatened his family’s land that also lies on the historic Ponca Trail of Tears, near Neligh, NE. (Thanks to Marty Steinhausen for video production!)
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Support Bold action to stop Trump, Keystone XL and Dakota Access

While many of us are looking forward to putting 2016 behind us, we here at Bold are reflecting on what was an amazing year of growth for us — and gearing up for big battles to come in 2017. In 2016, the Bold Alliance launched nationwide, expanding on Bold Nebraska’s successful organizing model of unlikely […]
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Bold Nebraska to Stand in Court With Landowners Still Fighting TransCanada Over Keystone XL

Mark Hefflinger
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 29, 2016 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Amy Schaffer, Bold Nebraska, amy@boldnebraska.org Bold Nebraska to Stand in Court With Landowners Still Fighting TransCanada Over Keystone XL TransCanada appeal of award of attorneys’ fees to be heard in Wilber (Nov. 28), Neligh (Nov. 30), Wahoo (Dec. 5), and Springview (Feb. […]
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Dakota Access Pipeline Opposition Continues to Grow

Jane Kleeb
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Across the country allies are pulling together, just like we did on Keystone XL, to help stop the risky and unnecessary Dakota Access pipeline. Below is an update that groups such as IEN, 350, CREDO Action, Honor the Earth, Sierra Club, Oil Change and Bold pulled together to help make sure advocates and press understand the process […]
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Bold Iowa Responds to Dakota Access Motion for Restraining Order Against Bold Iowa, Director Ed Fallon Aimed at Silencing Peaceful Pipeline Protests

>> Sign the Bakken Pipeline Pledge of Resistance << FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 29, 2016 Contact: Ed Fallon, Bold Iowa: 515-238-6404, ed@boldiowa.org Jane Kleeb, Bold Alliance: 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Bold Iowa Responds to Dakota Access Motion for Restraining Order Against Bold Iowa, Director Ed Fallon Aimed at Silencing Peaceful Pipeline Protests Pipeline company seeks to preempt […]
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Nebraska Judge Orders TransCanada to Pay Legal Costs of Keystone XL Landowners

Donate to keep Bold going strong! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 1, 2016 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Nebraska Judge Orders TransCanada to Pay Legal Costs of Keystone XL Landowners TransCanada ordered to pay $8,844.21 to each of 19 Holt County landowners; claims in other counties may push total payments near $500,000 Holt County, NE — […]
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Eminent Domain Advocates to Protest at Trump Rally in Atlanta

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 15, 2016 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Alliance 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Eminent Domain Advocates to Protest at Trump Rally Atlanta, GA – Republican Presidential hopeful Donald Trump is making a stop in Atlanta, Georgia today following this morning’s private fundraiser hosted by the state’s Governor Nathan Deal and Senator David Perdue. Coincidentally, an unlikely alliance […]
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Wisconsin Politicians Should Listen to Landowners

Jane Kleeb
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Pipeline company Enbridge has been working to make Wisconsin a super-highway for tarsands. While making plans to expand their octopus of pipelines that crosses farmland and lakes, Enbridge was also secretly working with the Wisconsin state legislature to expand eminent domain authority. Landowners are organizing against Enbridge. Many of the landowners already have FOUR pipelines […]
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Eminent Domain for Private Gain: Democrats Take a Stand

Jane Kleeb
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Last week, InsideClimate News ran an in-depth piece on eminent domain for private gain. When the article ran, neither Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton stated a position on eminent domain for private gain. We decided to ask them about the issue, and we got an answer from both the Sanders and Clinton campaigns…this is a […]
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Eminent Domain for Private Gain:
 The Sleeper Issue in the Presidential Race

Jane Kleeb
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Donald Trump stood on the debate stage, with all his famous gusto, and proclaimed he loves eminent domain. Trump continued to say, “Keystone XL could not be built without it.” Well Mr. Trump, that is the point—our founding fathers never intended private corporations to use eminent domain for their private gain. While hugging eminent domain […]
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