Tag: Keystone XL

Press Release: DC Lobbying Trip Success

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A diverse contingent returned to Nebraska yesterday after lobbying their Congressional delegation, the EPA and the State Department to protect the Ogallala Aquifer.  At each meeting, the group asked for the Keystone XL pipeline to have a supplemental environmental impact statement (EIS) and for consideration of an alternate pipeline route that avoids the Nebraska Sandhills. […]
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Press Release: NE Delegation to DC

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The Nebraska Sierra Club, Nebraska Wildlife Federation and Bold Nebraska today announced the delegation of Nebraskans traveling to Washington, DC to express their concerns about TransCanada’s proposed tar sands pipeline to members of Nebraska’s Congressional Delegation, the EPA and the State Department. “I have heard many advocates and landowners stories and the words that best […]
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New Tar Sands Oil Products Increase Likelihood of Spills

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This is a copy of a national press release sent out to highlight a new report exploring the dangers of tar sands oil in pipelines compared to standard crude oil. A report released today highlights the elevated risk of pipeline spills throughout the nation as a result of new corrosive oil products being increasingly delivered […]
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Pipeline Hearing Highlights

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We were absolutely floored by the powerful testimony in support of the pipeline bills at Wednesday’s hearing.  We’ll say it again: thank you so much to all of you who have signed our petition, written letters, put bumper stickers on your car, called elected leaders or stuck a sign in your yard.  These bills would […]
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Pipeline News Recap

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We post pipeline news and calls to action on a regular basis but also realize you might have missed some blogs…so below is a recap of some highlights over the past few weeks. The pipeline bills are getting their first hearing in Lincoln on Wed, at 1:30pm.  The bills are: LB 340, establishes state-based guidelines and oversight […]
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TransCanada’s Job Numbers and Economic Figures Can’t Be Trusted

Jane Kleeb
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The Nebraska Sierra Club, Bold Nebraska and the Nebraska Wildlife Federation today call attention to the fact that TransCanada’s ever-changing figures show that building the Keystone XL Pipeline would result in few jobs for Nebraskans and increased gas prices, which could range from 7 to 15 cents a gallon in the Midwest. “We are concerned […]
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Pipeline Action Guide and Pictures

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We had a great turnout for the Education and Action forum in Lincoln.  We wanted to make sure folks visiting our site for the first time know where thet can get information and download the action guide. To take ACTION, click here for our new Action Guide. Below are pictures from the rally we held in Lincoln […]
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TransCanada Can’t Be Trusted to Deliver Jobs

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TransCanada can claim to be a “friendly neighbor” all they like, but their actions speak much louder than their words.  The Canadian pipeline company has bullied Nebraska landowners and shown little regard for our state’s natural resources.  Their primary talking point as to why Nebraskans should support them is that their dangerous Keystone XL pipeline […]
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State Senators Join Pipeline Effort, Some Stay Silent

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Big news in Nebraska!  State senator Ken Haar and 20 other state senators (full letter and senators below) have expressed their concern about the TransCanada pipeline crossing the lifeblood of our state, the Ogallala Aquifer, and one of America’s most unique ecosystems, the Sandhills.  The letter comes after three bills have also been introduced in […]
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