Tag: Keystone XL

Recap: Pipeline Rally Sends Clear Message

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At noon, on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 over 100 Nebraskans gathered on the state capitol steps to ask our state elected officials to protect our land and water from TransCanada’s oil pipelines. A broad array of individuals and groups were there to support protecting Nebraska’s water, including farmers, ranchers, urban dwellers, Bold Nebraska, Nebraska Wildlife […]
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David and Goliath

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This is a letter we received from David Daniel, a landowner in Texas who’s property is threatened by TransCanada’s Keystone XL.  He gave us permission to share his thoughts on some recent TransCanada developments with you: TransCanada is passing the buck like you’d pass a hot potato. After sending a copy of the NRDC report […]
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TransCanada Pipeline Action

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Meet our state bird and our spokesperson on the pipeline, the Meadowlark… “I like singing, making my nest, sitting on fences and eating bugs. I dislike cats, my shrinking habitat and the Keystone XL pipeline. You can help me protect Nebraska. Take action today using the all the links below. Be sure to follow me, A Little […]
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Farmers Union Addresses Pipeline

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For 97 years now, farmers and ranchers from across the state have gathered to craft policy at the Nebraska Farmers Union State Convention.  The purpose of this event is to give State Office representatives, such as myself, a set of guidelines to be carried out on behalf of family farmers and ranchers across Nebraska.  It […]
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Heineman is Weak on Pipeline

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Governor Heineman needs a lesson in strong leadership. Recently, at the Farmers Union Convention in Grand Island, the Governor spoke to farmers and then opened the room up to questions from the audience.  I was at the meeting to visit with farmers and to listen to the panel about the pipeline.  So, when Heineman asked […]
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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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