Tag: Keystone XL

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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Pipeline Action Guide: 10 Things You Can Do

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10 Things You Can Do to Ensure Local Control of Pipeline Decisions and Protect Our Resources (Download the Action Guide as a PDF) Nebraska groups and citizens are taking action and speaking out to protect our resources from the risky TransCanada pipeline.  Groups involved include Audubon Nebraska, Bold Nebraska, Guardians of the Good Life, Nebraska […]
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Pipeline Rally Pictures and Washington Post

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Thank you to Washington Post for a great story on the opposition and concerns being raised in Nebraska about the TransCanada pipeline. If you are visiting our website because of the article, below are pictures from the rally as well as some pictures of landowners who oppose the pipeline. After reading the article, if you […]
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The Family of People on the Great Plains

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Editor’s Note: Mary Pipher delivered the body of this piece at the rally to protect our homeland in front of our State Capitol on Jan. 5.  She then edited it into an Op-Ed piece for the Omaha World-Herald on Jan. 8.  We’re thrilled to have advocates like Dr. Pipher fighting to protect our homeland from […]
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Are We Risking Our Land and Water for China?

Jane Kleeb
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Investigative reporter Vince Wade gives an overview of the TransCanada pipeline and the link to China.  Landowners and advocates have been worried about this link for months, and Vince captures the concerns.  He also explores the concerns about TransCanada’s Emergency Response Plans. You can listen to the report on Mr. Wade’s blog (just hit the play […]
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