Tag: Keystone XL

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Update, 8/30/2010: Heineman remains silent, but TransCanada has now withdrawn their threatening letters.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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Oil Spill in Michigan

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Oil is flowing towards Lake Michigan via the Kalamazoo River this evening.  A crude oil pipeline run by Enbridge Energy Partners LP sprung a leak near a pumping station in Marshall, Michigan yesterday morning.  The pipeline has been shut down as crews scurry to clean up 19,500 barrels of crude oil (that’s 819,000 gallons).  This is […]
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NPPD Hearings on Pipeline

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July 27-July 29, various locations and dates This week the NPPD will hold hearings to get public input on the building of 3 new transmission lines to help support the proposed pipeline. The hearings and times are below.  If you can make one of these, please let us know because we need citizens going and […]
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Attend Pipeline Hearings

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NPPD is holding public hearings all this week to get input about the proposed new transmisison lines that will need to be built to support the proposed TransCanda pipeline. More info on the dates and locations can be found on our Event page. We are concerned about the transmission lines for several reasons. 1) The […]
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Thanks for Watching the Pipeline Summit

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Thank you to everyone who attended the pipeline summit and watched online.  We will post the entire summit online next week in case you missed the summit or want to watch it again. There’s still plenty of time to take action! We have yard signs, bumper stickers and tshirts to show your opposition the pipeline. […]
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