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Bold Nebraska Statement on TransCanada Asking State Dept. to “Pause” Review of Keystone XL

Mark Hefflinger
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TransCanada on Monday asked the U.S. State Department to “pause” its review of the foreign company’s cross-border federal permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline. BACKGROUND: The State Department does NOT have to grant TransCanada’s request for a “pause.” Just because TransCanada has requested a pause, it does not mean the State Department must give […]
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Keystone XL at the Nebraska Public Service Commission: How You Can Be Involved

Jane Kleeb
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As we’ve described in an earlier post, TransCanada’s attempt to now go through the Public Service Commission (PSC) to have the route for Keystone XL reviewed is not only a Hail Mary, it might also be legally impossible. We want to give you some background first on the PSC process as well as the landowners’ […]
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Judge Hears Landowners Arguments Against TransCanada’s Eminent Domain for Keystone XL, LB 1161 State Pipeline Law

Mark Hefflinger
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, Oct. 19, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Mark Hefflinger, mark@boldnebraska.org Judge Hears Arguments in Landowners’ Case Challenging TransCanada’s Eminent Domain for Keystone XL, LB 1161 State Pipeline Law O’Neill, NE — This afternoon, Judge Mark Kozisek heard arguments from landowners facing eminent domain threats against their land for TransCanada’s proposed […]
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Bold Nebraska Statement on TransCanada Filing with Public Service Commission

TransCanada on Monday filed a new application with the Nebraska Public Service Commission for a route for its proposed Keystone XL pipeline through the state of Nebraska. Statement from Bold Nebraska director Jane Kleeb: “This is TransCanada’s attempt to delay the process in the hopes that a GOP candidate gets elected to the White House. […]
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Pres. Obama’s Letter to a Nebraska Family in the Path of Keystone XL

Mark Hefflinger
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A year and a half ago, Mike and Cheri Blocher, a Nebraska family that raises horses and whose land lies in the path of TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline, wrote a letter with their concerns to President Obama. The Blochers, like all of you, wrote letters often to Pres. Obama in the hopes of getting […]
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TransCanada Hands Major Victory to Nebraska Landowners

Mark Hefflinger
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org TransCanada Hands Major Victory to Nebraska Landowners Company pulls out of lawsuits filed by 100 landowners challenging eminent domain authority; will apply for route through Public Service Commission O’Neill, NE — This afternoon, TransCanada announced that the company will pull out of the lawsuit […]
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Bold Nebraska Statement on Hillary Clinton Coming Out Against the Keystone XL Pipeline

Mark Hefflinger
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The Associated Press reports that former Secretary of State and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday said she opposes construction of TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which would run through Nebraska’s fragile Sandhills and over the precious Ogallala aquifer. “Clinton says the project has been a distraction and she doesn’t believe it’s in the best […]
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