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PSC Releases Revised Rules, Announces Hearing

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On August 21, the Nebraska Public Service Commission released its Third Set of Proposed Rules in regards to the Major Oil Pipeline Siting Act–a law that our state leaders made TransCanada exempt from following (unless the Citizen Lawsuit against LB 1161 is successful). Some highlights of the revisions include: PSC includes a definition of a […]
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Join Pipeline Fighters at Kerrey/Fischer Debate

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On August 25th, in Grand Island, Deb Fischer and Bob Kerrey will have their only scheduled debate for the US Senate (although we hear Kerrey accepted invite to debate Fischer on Fox News and she has not responded yet). *Landowners, citizens and groups will hold a Press Conf at 3:15pm in the parking lot before […]
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Upcoming Events and Action

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Bold and partner groups including Lincoln 350.org, Guardians of the Good Life, Farmers Union, Sierra Club and Nebraska InterFaith Power and Light hold “Stop the Pipeline” events and actions often. Below is a list of upcoming events and links to some action ideas. If you have any questions you can always email info@boldnebraska.org. Tarsands Mining, […]
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DEQ Meetings on Pipeline Route

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Starting this week, the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will host a series of meetings along the pipeline route where citizens and landowners can see the detailed maps of this new proposed route as well as ask questions to DEQ staff. O’Neill  – May 9, 4-7 p.m. at the O’Neill Community Center, 501 S. […]
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DEQ Announces Public Meetings

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Nebraska’s DEQ just announced a series of public meetings where citizens and landowners can see detailed maps and learn about next steps in the pipeline route certification process. We want to make sure Nebraskans know that TransCanada has NOT submitted a new federal permit application yet. The Keystone XL pipeline approval is still very much […]
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Calling All Sandhills Lovers

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This coming weekend, April 20-22, all Sandhills lovers should head to Burwell for the Nebraska Prairie Chicken Festival. This unique event is hosted by Calamus Outfitters and the Gracie Creek Landowners.  Festival activities will include birding excursions to see the Greater Prairie Chicken and Sharp-tailed Grouse as well as other area birds. Interesting and informative presentations will […]
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Vigil to Restore Prenatal Care

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Nebraska Appleseed and citizens are gathering for a vigil to restore prenatal care. The effort to restore prenatal care is at a critical stage. Bring a friend and show support for the Legislature and Governor Heineman’s final steps to pass this bill. Wednesday, April 115pm-6pmState Capitol, Lincoln (west side of the capitol building – at the statue of […]
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Pipeline Community Meetings, Help Write the Rules

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Bold and partner groups are hosting a series of meetings to update the community on the status of TransCanada’s rejected Keystone XL, the possibilities of a new application, happenings in Washington and to get input on Nebraska’s Public Service Commission (PSC) public comment process for certifying oil pipeline routes. Our goal of the community meetings […]
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Citizens Celebrate Tomorrow

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Update on Time: We are hearing the Governor might sign the bills as early as 9:30am. We would like to see as many of us as possible fill the Governor’s hearing room, which is where he will sign the bills.  That room is right in his same office in the capitol. We will hold our press event right […]
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