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Press Release: Landowners Suing Over Unconstitutional KXL Routing in Nebraska Get Day in Court

Mark Hefflinger
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Three landowners who sued Gov. Dave Heineman over the unconstitutional routing process for TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska will present oral arguments before Lancaster County District Court Judge Stephanie Stacy on Friday. The landowners’ Opening Brief, as prepared by attorneys at Domina Law Group, is embedded below.    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 26, 2013 […]
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Heineman Flip Flops on Aquifer

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Gov. Heineman just performed one of the biggest flip-flops in Nebraska political history. He approved the pipeline route that crosses the Aquifer after he asked President Obama to deny the route that crossed the Aquifer. Heineman turned his back on landowners and citizens who asked for an unbiased review of the risks of this pipeline. […]
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Demand Heineman Reject the Route Vigil, Jan. 29

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On Jan. 29 we are holding a vigil outside of Governor Heineman’s mansion demanding he reject the risky TransCanada pipeline route. Over a year ago we surrounded the Governor’s mansion with flashlights shining a light on the need for good pipeline regulations. When the Unicameral and the Governor passed LB 1161, undoing all of the […]
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The Grinch and Cindy Lou Who Visits Gov. Heineman

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The Grinch and Cindy Lou Who visited Gov. Heineman asking him to not “Be a Mean One” and to deny any route that crosses the Ogallala Aquifer. They gave him presents with the following requests: 1)    Pair of Flip Flops: Don’t flip flop on protecting the Aquifer, deny the proposed route. 2)    Homestead Pictures: Honor our families legacies who gave […]
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Heineman Agrees with Obama

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In yesterday’s House markup meeting on Lee Terry’s pipeline bill, we noticed that Rep. Terry liked to mention how the NRDC and Sierra Club asked President Obama to stop Keystone XL. But Terry nevers mentions that thousands of Nebraskans and our own Governor Heineman also asked the President to deny the permit. Terry’s selective memory […]
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