Tag: Keystone XL

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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Bold Alliance Argues Keystone XL is All Risk, No Reward in Filings with Public Service Commission

Bold Alliance has filed its Requests for Admission, Interrogatories and Requests for Production with the Nebraska Public Service Commission, as an official intervenor in the PSC’s review of TransCanada’s application for a permit to build the proposed Keystone XL pipeline through Nebraska. The main arguments in Bold Alliance’s filings with the PSC (embedded below): Keystone XL isn’t […]
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Landowners, Pipeline Fighters Testify Against Keystone XL at Public Service Commission Hearing in York

On Wednesday, May 3rd, several hundred Pipeline Fighters and landowners showed up in force to testify at the Nebraska Public Service Commission’s 10-hour public meeting on TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline. Pipeline opponents “steeply outnumbered” those who spoke in favor of KXL, the Omaha World-Herald reported, and 135 people in total stood to testify during […]
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Bold Alliance Calls on Full Public Service Commission to Review Lumping of Keystone XL Intervenors

On April 24, Bold Alliance filed an objection to the Nebraska Public Service Commission Hearing Officer’s recent order that denied our motion for reconsideration of its previous order that lumps Bold, three other organizations (Nebraska Sierra Club, 350.org and Oil Change International) and 30+ individuals granted intervenor status — who collectively represent millions of individuals — […]
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Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska Passes Resolution Opposing Keystone XL

The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska passed a tribal resolution in opposition to TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline in an unanimous vote on April 6 — and has submitted the resolution to the Nebraska Public Service Commission that is currently reviewing TransCanada’s pipeline permit application. In its resolution, the Winnebago Tribe notes that the PSC “has not […]
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Nebraska PSC Denies Bold Alliance Motion to Ungroup 30+ Intervenors in Keystone XL Review

The Nebraska Public Service Commission hearing officer’s original order on intervention in its review of TransCanada’s application for a state permit for its proposed Keystone XL pipeline severely limited the evidence which intervenors are allowed to present, and unfairly grouped over 30 organizations and individuals together, limiting their individual ability to present evidence and voice […]
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Bold Alliance: Nebraska Public Service Commission Violating Own Rules in Keystone XL Review

Bold Alliance filed a motion on April 10 that asks the Nebraska Public Service Commission to reconsider the hearing officer’s order regarding intervention during its review of TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline project. The PSC’s order lumps all the “natural resources” intervenors together and severely limits their ability to present evidence. The “natural resources” intervenor […]
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Bold, Tribes Granted Intervenor Status in Keystone XL Review at Public Service Commission

The Nebraska Public Service Commission on March 31 released its ruling on which applicants have been granted official intervenor status in its review of TransCanada’s application for a permit to build its proposed Keystone XL pipeline through Nebraska. Bold’s application was accepted, as were those of 93 landowners on the KXL route, and the others listed […]
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