Tag: Fracking

Bold Nebraska, NE Sierra Club Urge Legislature to Ensure All Citizens’ Voices Heard at May 27 Hearing on Fracking Waste Chemicals

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday May 14, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Ken Winston, 402-212-3737, kwinston@inebraska.com Bold Nebraska, NE Sierra Club Urge Legislature to Ensure All Citizens’ Voices Heard at May 27 Hearing on Fracking Waste Chemicals NE Sierra Club, Bold Nebraska support legislation from Sen. Chambers to compel disclosure of all toxic chemicals in […]
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Sen. Chambers Bill Would Force Disclosure of Fracking Chemicals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday May 7, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Ken Winston, 402-212-3737, kwinston@inebraska.com Bill Introduced to Force Disclosure of Fracking Chemicals NE Sierra Club, Bold Nebraska support legislation from Sen. Chambers Lincoln, NE — The Nebraska Legislature on Thursday voted in a supermajority (37-6) to suspend their rules and allow the introduction […]
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Fracking Poll: Nebraskans Do Not Want the Toxic Waste

Jane Kleeb
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Today the Nebraska Sierra Club and Bold Nebraska released a poll that shows wide opposition to fracking waste–77% of Nebraskans are opposed to fracking waste and 88% believe we should have the proper laws in place. The Oil and Gas Commission–a body that is not elected and is appointed by Gov. Ricketts–has a mission to […]
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Despite Senators’ Call for Halt, Public Opposition, Oil Commission Plans Fracking Well Vote

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Ken Winston, 402-212-3737, kwinston@inebraska.com Oil Commission Plans Fracking Wastewater Well Vote, Despite Call for Delay From Coalition of Senators, Lincoln Journal Star NOGCC again violates state meeting laws with April 22 “special meeting” Lincoln, NE — Bold Nebraska and Nebraska Sierra Club today […]
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NE Sierra Club, Bold Nebraska Complaint Alleges Oil & Gas Commission Violated Open Meeting Laws

Mark Hefflinger
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 7, 2015 Contact: Ken Winston, 402-212-3737, kwinston@inebraska.com Nebraska Sierra Club, Bold Nebraska Complaint Alleges Oil & Gas Commission Violated Open Meetings Laws Groups call for expedited investigation by Attorney General Peterson Lincoln, NE — The Nebraska Sierra Club and Bold Nebraska on Tuesday filed a complaint (embedded below) with state Attorney […]
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Jane Kleeb and Fracking Viral Video on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show”

Mark Hefflinger
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Bold Nebraska director Jane Kleeb appeared on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” on Wednesday, April 1 alongside a representative from right-wing think tank Heritage Foundation, to discuss fracking and the “Power Of One” / “Would you drink it?” viral video of a citizen’s fracked water demonstration that Bold Nebraska captured at a public hearing last week. […]
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VIDEO: Fracking Wastewater Well Hearing

Mark Hefflinger
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SIGN the PETITION: >>DON’T FRACK OUR WATER<< The Nebraska Oil & Gas Conservation Commission held a hearing on Tuesday, March 24 on an out-of-state company’s (“Terex” or “T-Rex Oil”) application to export its toxic fracking wastewater into Nebraska, moving 80 truckloads carrying 10,000 barrels per day of pollution destined to be dumped into a disposal […]
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Tell the Nebraska Legislature: Don’t Frack Our Water

Mark Hefflinger
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TELL THE LEGISLATURE: Please put in place a moratorium on any further importation of fracking waste and any new permits to dispose of such material, starting now. The Natural Resources Committee of the Nebraska Legislature held a hearing March 11 on LB 512. Read the Omaha World Herald’s coverage of the hearing. ACTION: Contact the members of the Natural […]
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PETITION: Don’t Frack Our Water

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SIGN THE PETITION: DON’T FRACK OUR WATER PUBLIC HEARING: March 24, 10:00 a.m. MT (*11:00 a.m. CT*) Nebraska Oil & Gas Conservation Commission 922 Illinois Street Sidney, Nebraska 69162 If you can’t attend the hearing, send a written letter with your comment to the address above or via email: NOGCC@nogcc.ne.gov  LISTEN: Nebraska public radio (NET Nebraska) reports […]
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