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Two Major Unions Oppose the Keystone XL Pipeline

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Today, two major unions came out against the Keystone XL pipeline. In a joint press release the Transport Workers Union (TWU) and the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) demanded President Obama deny the Keystone XL permit and focus on creating jobs that rebuild our infrastructure and increase our energy independence. This is announcement is proof of […]
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Where’s Heineman’s Proof?

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Things got a little heated when I called into Governor Heineman’s monthly radio show yesterday. The Governor insisted to me and other callers that he has been publicly opposed to the TransCanada’s risky Keystone XL pipeline running through the Sandhills for months. Well, the facts disagree. First, Heineman tried to tell caller Mark that his […]
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York County Stands Strong Against TransCanada

Ben Gotschall
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TransCanada ran into a brick wall in the form of the York County board of comissioners last Tuesday, July 26th. In another play to convince York County to give them carte-blanche freedom to use county roads for hauling pipeline materials and equipment, TransCanada reps unsuccessfully attempted to sway members of the board from taking a […]
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Pipeline Briefing: Watch Online or In Person Today

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Bold Nebraska and partner groups will hold a briefing for county, city and state elected officials who have questions on pipeline regulations and laws. We are bringing in both state and national pipeline experts for the briefing.  The briefing will also be available for viewing on this website LIVE during the event. Landowners and concerned […]
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Do You Stand With Randy?

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There’s one question we are asking every Nebraskan, including all of our elected officials, this summer: Do you stand with Randy or do you stand with TransCanada?   Click here to see the list of “I Stand with Randy” events. Click here to get an “I Stand with Randy” facebook profile image and more… Buy […]
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York Board Grills TransCanada

Ben Gotschall
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At the York County commissioners meeting on June 29, 2011, TransCanada asked the board to approve the use of county roads as haul routes for Keystone XL pipeline equipment and materials.  TransCanada reps also gave an “update” on the status of the pipeline, the only real item of substance being that they announced (and it […]
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