Tag: Keystone XL

Groups Launch Campaign to Build Solar Inside the Keystone XL Pipeline Route

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 06, 2017 Contacts: Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Mark Hefflinger, Bold Nebraska, mark@boldnebraska.org Dani Heffernan, 350.org, 305-992-1544, dani@350.org Groups Launch Campaign to Build Solar Inside the Keystone XL Pipeline Route Crowdfunding will support solar panel installations in the path of the pipeline Omaha, NE — Today, Bold Nebraska, 350.org, Indigenous […]
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SOLAR XL: Resisting Keystone XL by Building Clean Energy in the Pipeline’s Path

Thanks for your contribution to the SOLAR XL project! You’ll be receiving an email receipt for your records. Now, help spread the word: Click to tweet: “Donate to #SolarXL and help build #solar in the path of #KeystoneXL: bit.ly/solarxl #NoKXL #ActOnClimate via @BoldNebraska” Click here to share the image below on Facebook: TransCanada’s proposed Keystone […]
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SOLAR XL: Resisting Keystone XL by Building Clean Energy in the Pipeline’s Path

TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline would carry 830,000 barrels per day of dirty tarsands oil from Canada through hundreds of American homes, farms and ranches, crossing the delicate Sandhills in Nebraska and putting at risk the critical Ogallala Aquifer and sacred Indigenous sites like the Ponca Trail of Tears. Farmers, ranchers and Indigenous peoples are […]
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Holt County Submits Resolution Opposing Keystone XL to Public Service Commission

Mark Hefflinger
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Citizens in Holt County, Nebraska petitioned the county board to voice opposition to TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline — in response to the Nebraska Public Service Commission’s public solicitation of opinions from counties where the pipeline would pass. The Holt County board originally passed the resolution below on April 30, 2013, and on June 23 […]
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ACTION: Submit a Comment on Keystone XL to the Public Service Commission

TransCanada has submitted a new application for a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline with the Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC). The permit application process at the Public Service Commission typically takes from eight months to a year, and includes public hearings, and opportunities for public comment and for citizens to apply as official […]
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Experts Submit Testimony Confirming That Keystone XL Pipeline Would Be a Disaster for Nebraska

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, June 8, 2017 Contact: Gabby Brown, gabby.brown@sierraclub.org Mark Hefflinger, mark@boldnebraska.org Experts Submit Testimony Confirming That Keystone XL Pipeline Would Be a Disaster for Nebraska Testimony Highlights Threats to Water Resources, Endangered Species O’Neill, NE — Expert witnesses filed testimony Wednesday with the Nebraska Public Service Commission detailing the threats the Keystone […]
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Landowners, Pipeline Fighters to Testify Keystone XL is Not in Public Interest at Hearing in O’Neill on June 7

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 5, 2017 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Alliance, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Landowners, Pipeline Fighters to Testify Keystone XL is Not in Public Interest at Hearing in O’Neill on June 7 Press conference to precede Public Service Commission public meeting scheduled for 12:00 – 8:00 p.m. at O’Neill Community Center O’Neill, NE — Landowners […]
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Bold Alliance, Sierra Club, Ponca & Yankton Sioux Petition PSC for Keystone XL Deadline Extension

Bold Alliance has filed a motion seeking an extension of time to submit evidence to Nebraska Public Service Commission for its review of TransCanada’s permit application for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline — joined by fellow intervenors Nebraska Sierra Club, the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska, the Yankton Sioux Tribe, and the nearly 100 landowner-intervenors challenging the […]
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Sacred Ponca Corn Planted in Path of Keystone XL for Fourth Consecutive Year

Mother Nature gave us an awesomely bountiful day on May 21st for the fourth year of planting the Sacred Ponca Corn on Art and Helen Tanderup’s farm near the Ponca Trail of Tears and in the path of the proposed Keystone XL tarsands pipeline. Click here to view all photos from the Ponca corn planting […]
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Farmer: TransCanada Failed to Compensate for Keystone Pipeline Spill on My Land

Thirteen months ago, a welding issue led to a leak in TransCanada’s Keystone 1 pipeline in South Dakota. Nearly 17,000 gallons of oil spilled on a family farm between Menno and Freeman. KSFY: “Do you think the $12,000 (easement payment from TransCanada) was worth it?” “No. I’d never do it again,” said South Dakota farmer Galen […]
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