Tag: Keystone XL

Judge Denies TransCanada’s Request for Most Pre-Construction Work on Keystone XL Pipeline

Mark Hefflinger
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Judge Denies TransCanada’s Request for Most Pre-Construction Work on Keystone XL Pipeline Ruling Deals Yet Another Setback to Proposed Dirty Fossil Fuel Project Great Falls, MT — A federal court ruling today further delayed the proposed Keystone XL pipeline by reaffirming that TransCanada cannot conduct any construction activity on the controversial tar sands pipeline and […]
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Tell Congress: Support the Green New Deal

(Ron and Jeanne Crumly on their land on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route in Nebraska. (Photo: Mary Anne Andrei) Add your name: Support the Green New Deal Today, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey are introducing the Green New Deal resolution in Congress. [1] The Green New Deal seeks to protect farmers and […]
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TransCanada Seeking South Dakota Water Permits for Keystone XL: How to Intervene

Mark Hefflinger
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TransCanada has applied for water use permits with the South Dakota Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources for its proposed Keystone XL pipeline — to divert from rivers to proposed “mancamps” for workers, and other industrial uses associated with construction and operation, like horizontal drilling, pump station construction, dust mitigation and hydrostatic testing. Members of […]
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Support Nathan Phillips & Native Allies: Donate to Fund Cultural Surveys of the KXL Route

(Nate Phillips and daughter Alethea Phillips at Ponca Corn Planting and Land Deeding, June 2018. Photo: Alex Matzke) In the face of racism and hatred on Saturday in our nation’s capitol, veteran and Omaha Tribe elder Nathan Phillips exhibited courage and calm that has inspired a national conversation. We thank Nate for his military service […]
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Judge Denies TransCanada Request for Pre-Construction Work on Keystone XL Pipeline

Judge Denies TransCanada Request for Pre-Construction Work on Keystone XL Pipeline Ruling Deals Yet Another Setback to Proposed Dirty Fossil Fuel Project Great Falls, MT — Today, a federal judge reaffirmed that TransCanada cannot conduct any pre-construction field activities on its proposed Keystone XL pipeline. This ruling means that construction on the controversial tar sands […]
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KXL Monitoring: Did You Witness TransCanada Activity in Nebraska, South Dakota or Montana?

Have you witnessed TransCanada pipeline employees or contractors operating in Nebraska, South Dakota or Montana — in violation of a federal judge’s order prohibiting any construction or “pre-construction” activity? Provide as many details as you’re able on the form below, and we’ll use this form to document the alleged violation and pass along to the […]
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A Bold Candidate: Christa Yoakum for Nebraska Public Service Commission

(Written by Lincoln resident Mary Anne Andrei) Back when smaller was better, Christa Yoakum spent her childhood days at a one-room, white clapboard schoolhouse on Haines Branch, a tributary of Salt Creek that winds through prairie and farmland just outside of Lincoln. She remembers science classes spent wading into the water to explore its aquatic […]
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Vote Christa Yoakum for Public Service Commission

We can stop Keystone XL and #FlipThePSC by electing Christa Yoakum to the Nebraska Public Service Commission.  In 2017, the Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) reached a contested 3-2 decision to approve a “Mainline Alternative Route” for TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline.  Two of the seats on the Commission who were “yes” votes, to approve the […]
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#FlipThePSC: One Election Can Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline

We can stop Keystone XL and #FlipThePSC by electing Christa Yoakum to the Nebraska Public Service Commission.  ACTION: Volunteer to make calls or knock doors to #FlipThePSC In 2017, the Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) reached a contested 3-2 decision to approve a “Mainline Alternative Route” for TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline.  Two of the seats […]
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Nebraska Supreme Court to Hear Keystone XL Route Appeal in November

The Nebraska Supreme Court said on Tuesday it now expects to schedule oral arguments in the landowners’ appeal of the proposed Keystone XL route pipeline route in November 2018. The Court sustained a landowners’ motion to continue the hearing; given the Court’s existing days on its calendar for scheduling oral arguments in the month of […]
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