Tag: Keystone XL

In Congress, Cornhuskers Take Wait-and-See Approach to Pipeline

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Editor’s Note: We have republished this article by Elizabeth McGowan from SolveClimate.com. Third in a series exploring the election-season dynamics surrounding a plan to build the Keystone XL pipeline through Nebraska.  Read Part 1 and Part 2. by Elizabeth McGowan LINCOLN, Neb.—Thus far, no elected official in Nebraska has come out for or against TransCanada’s […]
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TransCanada Abuse Tip Line and Radio Ad

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This page is meant to serve as a resource for press and interested citizens with information on the new tipline and radio ads.  If you want a copy of the hotline script and background facts to support the radio ad, please email jane@boldnebraska.org. TransCanada Abuse Tip Line: 1-866-363-4648 TransCanada Abuse Site: www.transcanadaabuse.com   Radio Ad:  Press […]
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It’s Official: A Majority of Nebraskans Oppose TransCanada Pipeline

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The first survey asking Nebraskans key questions about the proposed TransCanada pipeline shows that by a margin of 2 to 1, Nebraskans oppose the pipeline. The poll commissioned by Bold Nebraska, in partnership with Nebraska Wildlife Federation and the Nebraska Sierra Club, additionally shows an overwhelming majority of Nebraskans want their elected leaders to be asking […]
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TransCanada Pipeline: Unscheduled Maintenance and Unscheduled Interruption

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As Nebraskans were listening to the Huskers beat Western Kentucky, the game was interrupted with sponsored ads from TransCanada, the multi-national oil company that wants to build a second pipeline right through the Sandhills and the Ogallala aquifer. Bold Nebraska urges our readers to email David Witty, the Manager of Husker marketing, and ask him […]
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Heineman Allows TransCanada to Bully Nebraska Landowners

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Update, 8/30/2010: Heineman remains silent, but TransCanada has now withdrawn their threatening letters. This is GREAT news and was reported by Paul Hammel with the Omaha World Herald.  Every activist and landowner who has taken action should pat yourself on the back for this progress! +++ Governor Heineman continues to remain silent while an international […]
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Johanns Stands Up for Landowners

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Bold Nebraska heard from landowners last week that letters have hit their mailboxes from TransCanada, the company wanting to build the pipeline across the Sandhills and Ogallala Aquifer.  The letters threatened eminent domain if the landowners did not sign the proposed contract within one month. We understand several press outlets are working on this new […]
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TransCanada Pulls Waiver Request

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Plains Justice is spreading the word that TransCanada has pulled its request for a special waiver that would allow them to pump oil at a dangerously high pressure.  We sent the following news release to local press earlier today: Bold Nebraska applauds TransCanada’s decision to pull their special waiver request for running their proposed pipeline […]
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Pipeline Talks Continue

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Nebraskans are talking… Talking about the second pipeline that TransCanada wants to build right through the Sandhills and the Ogallala Aquifer. Talking about how no one has the basic answer to “Do we have an Emergency Response Plan that handles the current TransCanada pipeline that is already in the ground and recently started to be […]
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Oil Spills Get Closer to Home

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Several days after an oil pipeline near Kalamazoo, Michigan leaked crude oil into the Kalamazoo River, news is spreading that TransCanada’s Keystone pipeline caused a spill in South Dakota over a month ago. According to the spill report, 100 gallons of crude oil leaked near the Roswell pump station.  TransCanada spokesman Jeff Rauh explained that […]
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