Tag: Eminent Domain

Jeanne Crumly: Keystone XL Just Sued my Family to Take Our Land

You may have already heard, but TransCanada just filed new eminent domain claims in court against 90 Nebraska family farmers and ranchers — including my family — who refuse to give up our land for this foreign corporation’s Keystone XL tarsands export pipeline. [1] TransCanada has been bullying my family and other Nebraska landowners for […]
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BREAKING: Nebraska Supreme Court Keystone XL Decision Day: Friday, August 23

The Nebraska Supreme Court just announced that it will issue its decision on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route tomorrow morning, Friday, August 23. Shortly after the decision is announced, Bold Nebraska’s Jane Kleeb will host a Facebook Live video update responding to the Court’s decision, which will be broadcast from this Facebook event page. […]
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TransCanada Bullying Keystone XL Landowners With False Eminent Domain Threats, “Subordination” Bank Letters

Nebraska landowners on the proposed Keystone XL route who have not signed easement contracts to sell their land for the pipeline received letters in February, threatening that TransCanada would take them to court and sue to take their land via eminent domain if they did not “respond to this offer before April 2” — even […]
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TransCanada Loses Again in Latest Attempt to Begin Keystone XL Pipeline Construction

Mark Hefflinger
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 15, 2019 TransCanada Loses Again in Latest Attempt to Begin Keystone XL Pipeline Construction Ruling Deals Yet Another Setback to Proposed Dirty Tar Sands Project San Francisco, CA — Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied yet another attempt by TransCanada to begin construction on its […]
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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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Judge Denies TransCanada Request for Pre-Construction Work on Keystone XL Pipeline

Judge Denies TransCanada Request for Pre-Construction Work on Keystone XL Pipeline Ruling Deals Yet Another Setback to Proposed Dirty Fossil Fuel Project Great Falls, MT — Today, a federal judge reaffirmed that TransCanada cannot conduct any pre-construction field activities on its proposed Keystone XL pipeline. This ruling means that construction on the controversial tar sands […]
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KXL Monitoring: Did You Witness TransCanada Activity in Nebraska, South Dakota or Montana?

Have you witnessed TransCanada pipeline employees or contractors operating in Nebraska, South Dakota or Montana — in violation of a federal judge’s order prohibiting any construction or “pre-construction” activity? Provide as many details as you’re able on the form below, and we’ll use this form to document the alleged violation and pass along to the […]
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A Bold Candidate: Christa Yoakum for Nebraska Public Service Commission

(Written by Lincoln resident Mary Anne Andrei) Back when smaller was better, Christa Yoakum spent her childhood days at a one-room, white clapboard schoolhouse on Haines Branch, a tributary of Salt Creek that winds through prairie and farmland just outside of Lincoln. She remembers science classes spent wading into the water to explore its aquatic […]
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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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