Tag: Keystone XL

Bold Nebraska Statement on TransCanada Filing with Public Service Commission

TransCanada on Monday filed a new application with the Nebraska Public Service Commission for a route for its proposed Keystone XL pipeline through the state of Nebraska. Statement from Bold Nebraska director Jane Kleeb: “This is TransCanada’s attempt to delay the process in the hopes that a GOP candidate gets elected to the White House. […]
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Pres. Obama’s Letter to a Nebraska Family in the Path of Keystone XL

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A year and a half ago, Mike and Cheri Blocher, a Nebraska family that raises horses and whose land lies in the path of TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline, wrote a letter with their concerns to President Obama. The Blochers, like all of you, wrote letters often to Pres. Obama in the hopes of getting […]
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TransCanada Hands Major Victory to Nebraska Landowners

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org TransCanada Hands Major Victory to Nebraska Landowners Company pulls out of lawsuits filed by 100 landowners challenging eminent domain authority; will apply for route through Public Service Commission O’Neill, NE — This afternoon, TransCanada announced that the company will pull out of the lawsuit […]
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Bold Nebraska Statement on Hillary Clinton Coming Out Against the Keystone XL Pipeline

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The Associated Press reports that former Secretary of State and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday said she opposes construction of TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which would run through Nebraska’s fragile Sandhills and over the precious Ogallala aquifer. “Clinton says the project has been a distraction and she doesn’t believe it’s in the best […]
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Landowners File Opening Brief in Lawsuit Against TransCanada’s Eminent Domain for Keystone XL

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>>Chip in $20 to Support Landowners’ Legal Fight<< Landowners Opening Brief Filed in Nebraska Keystone XL Battle Omaha, NE — Lawyers for Nebraska landowners submitted written arguments in Court on Monday, August 31st. They contend a 2012 Nebraska law unconstitutionally authorizes TransCanada, a foreign pipeline company, to use eminent domain and to take their land. […]
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President Obama’s Clean Power Plan to Reduce Carbon Pollution, Usher in More Clean, Renewable Energy

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, August 3, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org President Obama’s Clean Power Plan to Reduce Carbon Pollution, Usher in More Clean, Renewable Energy Bold Nebraska calls on Gov. Ricketts to create a state plan now with citizen input; leave behind dead-end court cases Lincoln — President Obama on Monday officially […]
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PRESS RELEASE: In South Dakota, TransCanada Faces Serious Challenges on Keystone XL

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For Immediate Release: July 31, 2015 Contact: Thomasina Real Bird, Attorney for Yankton Sioux Tribe, 612-840-7635 Matthew Rappold, Rosebud Sioux Tribe, matt.rappold01@gmail.com, 605-828-1680 Tracey Zephier, Attorney for Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, tzephier@ndnlaw.com, 605-347-1265 Peter Capossela, Attorney for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, 541-505-4883 Bob Gough, Intertribal Council on Utility Policy, 605-441-8316 Lewis GrassRope, Lower Brule Sioux […]
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Jane Kleeb Talks Hillary Clinton and Keystone XL on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show”

Bold Nebraska director Jane Kleeb appeared on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” on Monday, July 27 to discuss presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s recent announcement of a climate agenda that made no mention of the Keystone XL pipeline. “On the one hand, we have Sec. Clinton saying she wants to be a climate champion and rolling out this […]
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