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PRESS RELEASE: Keystone XL Rejection a Historic Victory for Citizens Protecting Our Land, Water and Climate

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 6, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, jane@boldnebraska.org, 402-705-3622 Mark Hefflinger, mark@boldnebraska.org Keystone XL Rejection a Historic Victory for Citizens Protecting Our Land, Water and Climate Lincoln, NE — Today, President Obama stood with citizens to protect our land, water and climate by rejecting the Keystone XL national permit. This is the first time […]
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PROTECTED: Pres. Obama Rejects Keystone XL

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WATCH: Nebraska rancher Randy “Stand with Randy” Thompson says thank you to Pres. Obama on behalf of Pipeline Fighters everywhere. VICTORY!! President Obama just announced that he has REJECTED the permit for TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline. Instead of siding with Big Oil, the President chose to stand with farmers, ranchers, tribes and Pipeline Fighters […]
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State Department Rejects TransCanada’s Request for “Pause” of Keystone XL Review

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 4, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org State Dept. Rejects TransCanada’s Request for “Pause” of Keystone XL Review Lincoln, NE — The U.S. State Department today rejected TransCanada’s request for a “pause” of the ongoing review of its proposed Keystone XL pipeline. “We applaud the State Department for telling TransCanada they […]
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TransCanada’s Pause Explained with Legal Eagle Observations

Jane Kleeb
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Oh TransCanada! You are at it again. Fumbling the risky Keystone XL project at every turn. TransCanada is now whining to the State Department to “pause” the entire process that has been going on since 2007 so they can “wait” on Nebraska. The truth is TransCanada sees the writing on the wall—Pres. Obama is getting […]
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Send a #NOKXL Pen to President Obama: “This Machine Stops Pipelines”

Mark Hefflinger
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In a desperate move, TransCanada yesterday asked the State Dept. to “pause” its long-running review of the Keystone XL pipeline. TransCanada says it wants the “pause” so that its recently-launched new application for a pipeline route at the Nebraska Public Service Commission — a process that takes 7-12 months — can run its course. The […]
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Bold Nebraska Statement on TransCanada Asking State Dept. to “Pause” Review of Keystone XL

Mark Hefflinger
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TransCanada on Monday asked the U.S. State Department to “pause” its review of the foreign company’s cross-border federal permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline. BACKGROUND: The State Department does NOT have to grant TransCanada’s request for a “pause.” Just because TransCanada has requested a pause, it does not mean the State Department must give […]
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Keystone XL at the Nebraska Public Service Commission: How You Can Be Involved

Jane Kleeb
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As we’ve described in an earlier post, TransCanada’s attempt to now go through the Public Service Commission (PSC) to have the route for Keystone XL reviewed is not only a Hail Mary, it might also be legally impossible. We want to give you some background first on the PSC process as well as the landowners’ […]
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Judge Hears Landowners Arguments Against TransCanada’s Eminent Domain for Keystone XL, LB 1161 State Pipeline Law

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, Oct. 19, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Mark Hefflinger, mark@boldnebraska.org Judge Hears Arguments in Landowners’ Case Challenging TransCanada’s Eminent Domain for Keystone XL, LB 1161 State Pipeline Law O’Neill, NE — This afternoon, Judge Mark Kozisek heard arguments from landowners facing eminent domain threats against their land for TransCanada’s proposed […]
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