Tag: Keystone XL

Tribes, Landowners, and Climate Groups Expand Campaign to Build Solar Inside Keystone XL Pipeline Route

Mark Hefflinger
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 12, 2018 Contacts: Dani Heffernan, dani@nokxlpromise.org, +1 (305) 992-1544 Mark Hefflinger, Bold Nebraska, mark@boldnebraska.org Tribes, Landowners, and Climate Groups Expand Campaign to Build Solar Inside Keystone XL Pipeline Route Crowdfunding will support solar panel installations in South Dakota and Nebraska ahead of TransCanada’s plans for clear-cutting this Fall Lower Brule, South […]
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Candidate for Nebraska Public Service Commission Dan Watermeier Accepts Keystone XL Cash

“I don’t think it’s a big deal.” —Dan Watermeier, on accepting campaign contributions from TransCanada, backer of proposed Keystone XL pipeline project that may come back up for a vote before the Public Service Commission (Associated Press, May 29, 2018) Dan Watermeier, the former state legislator and now Republican candidate for Nebraska Public Service Commission, […]
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Landowners, Tribes, PSC File Appellee Briefs in Keystone XL Route Challenge at Nebraska Supreme Court

The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska and Yankton Sioux Tribe, along with intervenors including Sierra Club, and the Nebraska Public Service Commission’s (PSC) attorney have submitted appellee briefs in the appeal before the Nebraska Supreme Court of the PSC’s approval of a “Mainline Alternative” route for TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline. All of the new briefs […]
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Groups Challenge Trump Administration’s Rubber-stamping of Keystone XL Permit

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 24, 2018 Contact: NRDC: Jake Thompson, (202) 289-2387, jthompson@nrdc.org Bold Alliance: Mark Hefflinger, mark@boldalliance.org Sierra Club: Gabby Brown, (202) 495-3051, gabby.brown@sierraclub.org Center for Biological Diversity: Jared Margolis, (802) 310-4054, jmargolis@biologicaldiversity.org Friends of the Earth: Patrick Davis, (202) 222-0744, pdavis@foe.org Northern Plains Resource Council: Dustin Odgin, (406) 228-1154, dustin@northernplains.org   Groups Challenge […]
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Groups Petition Court to Vacate Trump Administration Rubber-stamp Approval of Keystone XL

Plaintiffs (including Bold Alliance) on Friday asked a federal judge for a summary judgment vacating the approval of the Keystone XL tarsands pipeline, in their lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s rubber-stamp of a cross-border permit for the proposed pipeline. The Trump administration “has provided no convincing explanation for the State Department’s failure to justify its […]
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Pipeline Fighter & Farmer Art Tanderup Honored With Earth Day Lifetime Achievement Award

Art Tanderup — a Nebraska farmer and retired teacher and union rep. — as well as Pipeline Fighter, Water Protector, Ponca corn-planter, solar booster, tractor–crop–artist, Washington Monument reflecting pool-wader, and host of the famous “Harvest the Hope” #NoKXL benefit concert with Neil Young and Willie Nelson — was honored at this year’s Earth Day Omaha […]
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Landowners Argue PSC Approval of Keystone XL Invalid in Supreme Court Filing

The Nebraska landowners challenging the Public Service Commission’s (PSC) approval of the “Mainline Alternative Route” for TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline this week submitted their opening brief with the Nebraska Supreme Court (embedded below) — arguing that the PSC erred in approving a route for which TransCanada did not actually file an application, and which […]
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Canvass to Flip the Public Service Commission and Stop Keystone XL

We can stop the pipeline by electing one more member to the Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) who is against the Keystone XL pipeline. Bold Nebraska is helping organize door-to-door canvasses for #NoKXL candidate Christa Yoakum in Public Service Commission District 1, which includes the city of Lincoln, and all of Lancaster, Cass, Otoe, Gage, […]
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Vote by Mail: One Seat Needed to Flip the PSC to Stop Keystone XL

We can stop the KXL pipeline with one election. Bold supporters can stop the KXL pipeline by electing one more member to the Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) who is against the Keystone XL pipeline. There are two seats on the Commission up for grabs in the upcoming election, in District 1 (View district map: […]
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In Advance of TransCanada Earnings Call, Bold and Allied Groups Release Investor Briefing on Keystone XL Obstacles

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15, 2018 Contact Mark Hefflinger, Bold Alliance, mark@boldalliance.org Yianni Varonis, Greenpeace USA, 330-806-3599, yvaronis@greenpeace.org In Advance of TransCanada Earnings Call, Bold and Allied Groups Release Investor Briefing on Keystone XL Obstacles Washington, D.C. – Today, Bold Nebraska along with allied groups Greenpeace USA, Greenpeace UK, Oil Change International (OCI), the National […]
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