Tag: Fracking

Community and Conservation Groups Blast FERC Findings on Fracked-Gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline

America’s next big pipeline fight is emerging in the mountain towns and farming communities of West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina. With the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) poised to rubber-stamp Dominion Resources’ proposed $5 billion fracked-gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline, landowners, community leaders and their allies are taking inspiration from the water protectors at Standing Rock […]
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Bold Nebraska Applauds Court’s Reversal of Permit to Import Out-of-State Fracking Wastewater Into Nebraska

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 30, 2016 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Bold Nebraska Applauds Court’s Reversal of Permit to Import Out-of-State Fracking Wastewater Into Nebraska District Judge Derek Weimer sides with Sioux County landowners, says Nebraska Oil & Gas Commission overstepped its authority Lincoln, NE — Bold Nebraska applauds District Judge Derek Weimer’s ruling that […]
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Cowboy & Indian Alliance Plant “Seeds of Resistance” Ponca Corn in Paths of Atlantic Coast & Mountain Valley Fracked Gas Pipelines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 8, 2016 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Alliance, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Lorne Stockman, Oil Change International, 540-679-1097, lorne@priceofoil.org   Cowboy & Indian Alliance Plant “Seeds of Resistance” Ponca Corn in Paths of Atlantic Coast & Mountain Valley Fracked Gas Pipelines Staunton, VA – In a series of events this week, the “Cowboy and […]
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ACTION: Protect our Water Against Fracking Waste—Support LB 1082

Thanks to all of the citizens who stood up and took action last year when an out-of-state company applied to build a fracking wastewater injection well in western Nebraska, legislation was introduced in the Legislature this session that would add some long-overdue upgrades to protections for our land and water, and reassess the role of the Nebraska […]
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RECAP: 2016 Nebraska Legislative Session

Support our work? Become a Bold Member. The 2016 session of the Nebraska Unicameral adjourned Sine Die on April 20. Bold Nebraska worked with partner organizations including Nebraskans for Civic Reform, Nebraska Appleseed, Common Cause Nebraska, Center for Rural Affairs, Nebraska Wildlife Federation, Nebraska Farmers Union, ACLU of Nebraska and Nebraska Sierra Club to bring you informed coverage of bills under consideration and actions to […]
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Dec. 15: Legislature Hearing on Fracking, Oil & Gas Commission

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The Nebraska Legislature will hold a public hearing Tuesday, Dec. 15th at 1PM on two bills related to fracking wastewater and the Nebraska Oil & Gas Conservation Commission currently tasked with both regulating and promoting the oil industry in our state. WHAT: Legislature Hearing on Fracking, Oil & Gas Commission WHERE: Room 1525, Nebraska State Capitol […]
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Sept. 22: Public Hearing in Sidney on Oil & Gas Commission, Fracking Issues

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Thanks to all of the citizens who have spoken out against importing fracking wastewater for disposal in Nebraska, the Legislature has scheduled a public hearing in Sidney, NE on Sept. 22. Citizens are encouraged to testify in person, or else submit written comments via the form below that Bold Nebraska and Nebraska Sierra Club will submit […]
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American Medical Association Calls for Public Disclosure of Fracking Chemicals

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The American Medical Association, the largest U.S. association of physicians with over 210,000 members, this week called for full public disclosure of the toxic mix of chemicals used in the process of fracking. From the AMA website: Concerned about the inability to effectively monitor and track possible long term public health and environmental changes associated […]
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Nebraska Sierra Club’s Ken Winston: Update on Fracking Waste

END OF SESSION UPDATE ON FRACKING WASTE June 5, 2015 By Ken Winston, Nebraska Sierra Club Policy Advocate When I first heard that an out of state company was planning to dump fracking waste in an abandoned oil well in Western Nebraska, I knew that it was an important issue, one that needed greater public […]
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Submit Testimony for May 27 Hearing on Fracking Chemicals Disclosure

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Loading… On Wednesday, May 27, the Natural Resources Committee of the Nebraska Legislature will hold a hearing on LB 664 (full text below), Sen. Ernie Chambers’ bill that would compel disclosure of all chemicals found in fracking waste in Nebraska. Stand with us at the hearing: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (CT) in Room 1525 […]
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