Tag: Keystone XL

Pipeline Article and Q & A with the State Department’s Daniel Thune

News
Share
Below is an article and Q & A originally posted at macleans.ca. The reporter sat down with Daniel Thune, the official at the State Dept. who is in charge of reviewing TransCanda’s application to build the Keystone XL pipeline, to talk about the review process. It’s an enlightening read. What’s Blocking Up the Keystone XL […]
Read Post

Lee Terry Wants to Rush Pipeline

Jane Kleeb
News
Share
Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE) wants to rush the TransCanada pipeline.  Rather than base the decision on science, he rushed a bill (HR 1938) through the House Energy and Commerce Committee that says Sec. Clinton must make a decision by Nov. 1st, even if the studies have not been finalized. We wrote about Terry and his […]
Read Post

Mittens Betrays Heineman

News
Share
It was supposed to be a love story meant for the political ages: Mitt Romney (aka Mittens) and Dave Heineman.  One was a presidential hopeful, eager to scrub his moderate record for a more Tea Party-esque persona.  The other, a Midwest governor with his eyes on the Vice Presidency. The two went public with their […]
Read Post

Lee Terry vs. Sasquatch

News
Share
Lee Terry, I have decided you must not really exist.  Now I know I supposedly saw you at the AFP “Running on Empty” (a title that writes it’s own jokes) stop, but as far as I know that could have just been somebody claiming to be you.  And I know that at Wednesday’s hearing you […]
Read Post

Aug. 5-7: Calling all Nebraskans

Jane Kleeb
News
Share
Calling all poets, farmers, artists, ranchers, musicians, designers, hair salons, bands, restaurants… Aug. 5-7, across our state, Nebraskans are planning events to bring awareness to the TransCanada pipeline issue.  Events will focus on protecting the Sandhills, the Ogallala Aquifer and our way of life. Do you want to plan an event? Fill out this form, […]
Read Post

Heineman Remains Silent on Pipeline

News
Share
Six months ago, Gov. Dave Heineman showed his disrespect for the people of this state and a lack of leadership regarding the Keystone XL pipeline when he accused concerned citizens of “mouthing off” and encouraged them to “talk to [their] president,” about the pipeline. Since then, a Congressional Research Service (CRS) memo requested by Nebraska […]
Read Post

State Senator Jim Smith Loves TransCanada Pipelines, Regardless of Safety Concerns

Jane Kleeb
News
Share
State Senator Jim Smith, representing district 14 (Papillion/Sarpy County), just loves TransCanada. Smith stands with TransCanada not with Nebraskans who have valid safety concerns.   It is time for Smith to join his fellow bi-partisan state senators and ask Sec. Clinton for more time before deciding to grant or deny a permit to TransCanada.  It is […]
Read Post

Help build a Bold Nebraska

Join our email list to get the latest updates on key issues, online actions and events to attend.