Tag: Keystone XL

Celebrate KXL Victory + Support BOLD Next Steps

Jane Kleeb
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Dear Pipeline Fighters, To celebrate our historic victory over Keystone XL this year, our designer made this awesome commemorative Keystone XL Victory “boot” Sticker: “Boots Beat Big Oil Suits.” To get your sticker, we’re asking for a suggested donation of at least $1, which covers the cost of the sticker and shipping. Everything beyond that amount […]
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TransCanada Fined by U.S. Pipe Regulator Over Keystone 1 Safety Violations

Mark Hefflinger
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After an investigation into reports of “metal loss” failures of up to 97% on TransCanada’s Keystone 1 pipeline, U.S. pipeline safety regulator PHMSA issued a Civil Penalty and Compliance Order against TransCanada dated Nov. 20, imposing a fine of $187,200 and a compliance order that mandates additional protections and monitoring requirements against future inadequate cathodic protection […]
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TransCanada Still Seeking Approval for Keystone XL in South Dakota

Mark Hefflinger
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Despite President Obama’s rejection of TransCanada’s application for a federal permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline, the company continues to petition state officials in South Dakota for a recertification of the proposed pipeline’s route through the state. In response to a motion to dismiss the Keystone XL pipeline route proceedings before the South Dakota […]
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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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