Tag: Eminent Domain

Vote Christa Yoakum for Public Service Commission

We can stop Keystone XL and #FlipThePSC by electing Christa Yoakum to the Nebraska Public Service Commission.  In 2017, the Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) reached a contested 3-2 decision to approve a “Mainline Alternative Route” for TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline.  Two of the seats on the Commission who were “yes” votes, to approve the […]
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Third Nebraska Family Installs Solar in the Path of Keystone XL Pipeline in “Solar XL” Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 13, 2018 Contact: Mark Hefflinger, Bold Nebraska, mark@boldnebraska.org Dani Heffernan, 350.org, 305-992-1544, dani@350.org Third Nebraska Family Installs Solar in the Path of Keystone XL Pipeline Crowdfunding continues for “Solar XL” project to place additional installations inside the KXL route in Nebraska and South Dakota Naper, NE — Ranchers Bob & Nancy […]
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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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July 13: Solar XL Installation #3 on Allpress Ranch

Help us build solar in the path of Keystone XL! Solar XL Install #3 will take place July 13th on the Allpress ranch near Naper. DONATE $25 or more to Solar XL and your name will appear on plaques attached to the panels: https://nokxlpromise.org/solarxl/?source=tagged&referrer=bold-nebraska WHAT: Solar XL Install #3 WHEN: Friday, July 13, 10:00 a.m. […]
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ACTION: Tell the Trump Administration: I Oppose Keystone XL

Make sure your voice is heard. Sign-on to stop Keystone XL. While we are continuing to challenge the Trump administration’s rubber-stamp approval of the federal permit for Keystone XL in the courts, Trump’s State Department recently opened a public comments docket for an “Environmental Assessment” of the new Mainline Alternative route for KXL in Nebraska. […]
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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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Pipeline Fighter & Farmer Art Tanderup Honored With Earth Day Lifetime Achievement Award

Art Tanderup — a Nebraska farmer and retired teacher and union rep. — as well as Pipeline Fighter, Water Protector, Ponca corn-planter, solar booster, tractor–crop–artist, Washington Monument reflecting pool-wader, and host of the famous “Harvest the Hope” #NoKXL benefit concert with Neil Young and Willie Nelson — was honored at this year’s Earth Day Omaha […]
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NEAT Offers Legal Aid to Landowners Contacted by TransCanada for Keystone XL

Mark Hefflinger
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If you’re a NEAT member and TransCanada calls, you just say, “I’m with NEAT, call Dave Domina.” We are hearing reports that this week TransCanada has begun contacting landowners on the proposed Keystone XL “Mainline Alternative” route in Nebraska, to schedule meetings and conduct surveys on their land. The Nebraska Easement Action Team (N.E.A.T.), an […]
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Bold Nebraska Statement on TransCanada Announcement of Shipper Commitments for Keystone XL Pipeline

Mark Hefflinger
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 18, 2018 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Mark Hefflinger, Bold Nebraska, mark@boldnebraska.org Bold Nebraska Statement on TransCanada Announcement of Shipper Commitments for Keystone XL Pipeline Nebraska Supreme Court still to hear landowners’ legal challenge to Public Service Commission approval of “Mainline Alternative” route this fall Lincoln — After TransCanada […]
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Fremont City Council’s Effort to Use Eminent Domain on Area Farmers for Costco Lagoons Fails

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 17, 2017 Contacts: Randy Ruppert, 402-936-4870, nebraskacommunitiesunited@gmail.com Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Fremont City Council’s Effort to Use Eminent Domain on Area Farmers for Costco Lagoons Fails Fremont, NE – At this week’s Fremont City Council meeting, the council attempted but failed to pass a resolution to invoke the power of eminent […]
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