Tag: Eminent Domain

Donate: Nebraska Landowners Fighting Keystone XL, Eminent Domain in Court

Mark Hefflinger
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In the past week, foreign oil corp. TransCanada has filed eminent domain claims against Nebraska farmers and ranchers who are refusing to give up their land for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. A strong group of these landowners are banding together to file their own lawsuits challenging eminent domain, and have pledged to fight TransCanada¬†all […]
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State Sen. Ernie Chambers Introduces Bill to Repeal Eminent Domain Power of TransCanada

More than 50 landowners and Pipeline Fighters testified in support of LB 473 during a hearing before the Judiciary Committee on March 11, 2015. The Legislature did not move LB 473 forward during the 2015 session, but we will be working with Sen. Chambers and other allies to reintroduce a bill to stop eminent domain […]
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Letter to Sen. McConnell (round two)

Jane Kleeb
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Dear Senator McConnell, We live on the proposed route of Keystone XL pipeline. Our farms and ranches are directly at risk of a tarsands and benzene spill. While we understand the need for the federal government to discuss jobs, we also believe our property rights should not be traded away for an export pipeline that […]
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TransCanada Files Eminent Domain Claims on Nebraska Landowners

Mark Hefflinger
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Today, foreign oil corporation TransCanada filed eminent domain condemnation proceedings against the Nebraska landowners who have stood up to the company’s threats and bullying and refuse to sell their land for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. Below is a statement released by Bold Nebraska in response to TransCanada’s legal actions against landowners: TransCanada Uses Eminent […]
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