Tag: Keystone XL

David and Goliath

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This is a letter we received from David Daniel, a landowner in Texas who’s property is threatened by TransCanada’s Keystone XL.  He gave us permission to share his thoughts on some recent TransCanada developments with you: TransCanada is passing the buck like you’d pass a hot potato. After sending a copy of the NRDC report […]
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TransCanada Pipeline Action

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Meet our state bird and our spokesperson on the pipeline, the Meadowlark… “I like singing, making my nest, sitting on fences and eating bugs. I dislike cats, my shrinking habitat and the Keystone XL pipeline. You can help me protect Nebraska. Take action today using the all the links below. Be sure to follow me, A Little […]
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Farmers Union Addresses Pipeline

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For 97 years now, farmers and ranchers from across the state have gathered to craft policy at the Nebraska Farmers Union State Convention.  The purpose of this event is to give State Office representatives, such as myself, a set of guidelines to be carried out on behalf of family farmers and ranchers across Nebraska.  It […]
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Heineman is Weak on Pipeline

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Governor Heineman needs a lesson in strong leadership. Recently, at the Farmers Union Convention in Grand Island, the Governor spoke to farmers and then opened the room up to questions from the audience.  I was at the meeting to visit with farmers and to listen to the panel about the pipeline.  So, when Heineman asked […]
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Obama’s Choice

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The No Tar Sands Oil Coalition is launching a new, nationwide campaign (video below) to push back on TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline which would pump the world’s dirtiest oil through Nebraska’s most precious resource, the Ogallala Aquifer. No Tar Sands Oil is releasing two TV spots and one radio spot that call on President Obama […]
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TransCanada Pipeline Report and Pipeline Actions

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Before the Thanksgiving holiday, Bold Nebraska, Nebraska Wildlife Federation, Nebraska Sierra Club along with Nebraska landowners and citizens invited Plains Justice to report on TransCanada’s inadequate emergency response plan for the Keystone I pipeline.  We also took a copy of the report to Gov. Heineman and Attn. Gen. Bruning to encourage them to act on […]
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Giving Thanks

Jane Kleeb
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Political junkies are getting their fix with turkey (and tofurkey if you are our News Director) today. But that doesn’t stop any of us from also looking at our favorite political blogs, Facebook and Twitter.  Here is a round-up of some great holiday reading and viewing.  If politics happens to come up at the dinner […]
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Robo-Call Alert: TransCanada Keystone Pipeline

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We are getting numerous phone calls and emails from folks across the state saying they are getting a robo-survey about the TransCanada Keystone pipeline.  The calls are coming from “Nebraskans for Jobs and Prosperity,” a group we have never heard of before. If you get a robo-call, please email info@boldnebraska.org with the time of the call and […]
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Ask Questions, Take Action on the Pipeline

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In the next few weeks there is a lot happening where you can ask questions and take action on the TransCanada pipeline.  While TransCanada continues their misinformation campaign about the merits of the pipeline, we continue to mobilize folks.  In Nebraska, we want to protect our land, water and economic activity.   We might not have […]
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