Tag: Keystone XL

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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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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