Tag: Keystone XL

NAS Bitumen Study Confirms: Tarsands Sinks in Water

Mark Hefflinger
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The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) today released a new study on tarsands (“diluted bitumen”), the heavy Canadian crude that would have flowed through the Keystone XL pipeline, which backs up claims citizens have been making for years about risks to our land and water. “Tarsands is different than traditional oil — it sinks when […]
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Following Keystone XL Rejection, Judge Dismisses Landowners’ Lawsuit Against TransCanada

Mark Hefflinger
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 4, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Following Keystone XL Rejection, Judge Dismisses Landowners’ Lawsuit Against TransCanada Landowners, Bold Nebraska to take fight to get unconstitutional law LB 1161 off the books to the Legislature O’Neill, NE — Judge Mark Kosizek on Friday dismissed the lawsuit brought by landowners in Holt […]
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Statement on TransCanada Withdrawal of Keystone XL Application at Nebraska Public Service Commission

Mark Hefflinger
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TransCanada Withdraws Keystone XL Application at Nebraska Public Service Commission Bold Nebraska urges TransCanada to be a ‘good neighbor,’ return pipeline land easements to Nebraska landowners Lincoln — TransCanada said on Wednesday that it will withdraw its application for a route to build Keystone XL currently pending before the Nebraska Public Service Commission. “TransCanada knew […]
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Nov. 19: Nebraska Public Service Commission Meeting on Keystone XL Application

Mark Hefflinger
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The Nebraska Public Service Commission is moving forward with a scheduled “planning conference” on Thursday, Nov. 19 to discuss TransCanada’s application to build the Keystone XL pipeline — despite the fact that President Obama has already rejected TransCanada’s federal cross-border permit application, with the President and the State Department concluding that the pipeline is not […]
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Nobel Laureates Applaud President Obama’s Rejection of the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

Mark Hefflinger
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Nobel Laureates Applaud President Obama’s Rejection of the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline “A dangerous fossil fuel driven future can no longer be considered inevitable; the climate impacts have become too serious and too devastating to ignore.” WASHINGTON (November 12, 2015) – 10 Nobel Peace Prize laureates have offered their sincere congratulations to President Obama […]
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LIVE: Keystone XL Victory Webchat

Mark Hefflinger
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WHAT: LIVE VIDEO: Keystone XL Victory Webchat WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 12 at 7:00 P.M. CT WHERE: Click play on the YouTube Live video link below We’re co-hosting along with our friends at 350.org a live video webinar with the Keystone XL fight’s most visionary and determined leaders — from the front lines in Nebraska and […]
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Guest Post by Kenny Bruno: Lessons From Behind the Scenes of KXL Campaign

Jane Kleeb
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“Keystone XL Campaign: Lessons from Behind the Scenes” is a piece below that Kenny Bruno shared with me recently. His reflections are worth getting a cup of coffee and taking in the long read. No one will capture everyone’s individual experience working to stop Keystone XL, because each person came from a different place and a […]
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