Tag: Keystone XL

Gov. Ricketts Lies in Letter to President Obama Asking for Approval of Keystone XL

Jane Kleeb
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While a brave collective of Nebraska farmers and ranchers who have put their lives on hold to fight for their livelihoods and protect our land and water stood up against TransCanada in court in Holt County today, Gov. Pete Ricketts — who has never met with any of these families who stand opposed to a […]
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Another Tarsands Industry Setback Shows Expansion Not Inevitable Without Keystone XL

Mark Hefflinger
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Another Day, Another Tar Sands Industry Setback The delay of a major tar sands mine is a reminder that expansion is not inevitable without Keystone XL and other pipelines This week, Canadian tar sands company Teck Resources Ltd. announced that it would delay the planned startup of a massive, multibillion-dollar tar sands mine for at […]
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July 11: Bold Nebraska “Politics & Pints” at Vega

Mark Hefflinger
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Before rocker Neil Young’s “Rebel Content” concert at the Pinnacle Arena in Lincoln on Saturday, July 11th, Bold Nebraska will host “Politics & Pints” — an event featuring speakers and performances from local musicians — at Vega, a local gastropub located just 500 feet from the concert venue. Neil’s new album is called “The Monsanto Years” (listen via NPR), and […]
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Desperate TransCanada’s Climate Arguments Fail the Laugh Test in Letter to Kerry

Mark Hefflinger
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For Immediate Release: July 1, 2015 Desperate TransCanada’s Climate Arguments Fail the Laugh Test in Letter to Kerry Recognizing that the project’s prospects are looking grim, Canadian oil giant TransCanada sent a letter yesterday to Secretary of State John Kerry and other administration officials urging them to approve the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. They have reason […]
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Neil Young in Concert + Bold Nebraska Pre-Concert Event: “Politics & Pints”

Mark Hefflinger
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Our hero and fellow Pipeline Fighter Neil Young is coming to Lincoln on Saturday, July 11th to perform a concert at Pinnacle Arena with the band Promise of the Real — which includes Lukas and Micah Nelson. For anyone who attended the “Harvest the Hope” concert last fall, Promise of the Real stood out as a […]
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Bold Nebraska Joins 63 Groups in Urging President Obama to Reject Enbridge’s Illegal Alberta Clipper Tar Sands Scheme

Mark Hefflinger
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Bold Nebraska signed on to a letter sent to Pres. Obama by 63 regional, national and local groups demanding a full environmental review of the proposed Alberta Clipper tarsands pipeline expansion. For Immediate Release: June 18, 2015 Contact: Mark Westlund, mark.westlund@sierraclub.org, 415-977-5719 Andy Pearson, andy@mn350.org, 612-600-5951 Dallas Goldtooth, goldtoothdallas@gmail.com, 507-412-7609 David Turnbull, david@priceofoil.org, 202-316-3499 Kendall […]
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July 27: Stand With Landowners at Eminent Domain Court Hearings

Mark Hefflinger
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Join us on Monday, July 27 to stand alongside landowners in Holt and York counties who will be in court battling against eminent domain and TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline. This is the case that has stopped Keystone XL in its tracks in Nebraska, and will have wide-ranging ramifications not just for KXL but all oil […]
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Sacred Ponca “Resistance Corn” Again Planted in Path of Keystone XL Pipeline

Jane Kleeb
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A seed of corn means many things–food, bio-fuel, coating for medicine, bio-plastic, feed for cattle.  A seed of corn has also become a cherished symbol of our collective resistance to tarsands and the irresponsible oil production that is risking our land, property rights, climate and water. Last weekend, members of the Camp family from the Ponca Nation […]
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