Tag: Landowners

TransCanada Has No Legal Route

Jane Kleeb
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TransCanada, after suffering a blow from Nebraska landowners and the Domina Law Group, is trying their best to pretend the basic fact of not having a legal route in Nebraska is no big deal. In fact, it’s a huge deal. Attorney General Jon Bruning and Governor Heineman, siding with a foreign oil corporation, are appealing […]
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Response to TransCanada Statement on Court Ruling, Obama Comment on Decision Timeline

Mark Hefflinger
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On Monday, TransCanada released a statement saying that after reviewing the Nebraska court’s decision in Thompson v. Heineman, it believes the route for its Keystone XL pipeline “remains valid during appeal” of the landowners’ victory in their lawsuit over the routing process in Nebraska. Meanwhile, Pres. Obama reportedly told a meeting of state governors today […]
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Judge Sides With Landowners, Rules LB 1161 Unconstitutional

Mark Hefflinger
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Lancaster County District Court Judge Stephanie Stacy today sided with three Nebraska landowners and ruled that LB 1161 — the law passed by the Nebraska legislature in 2012 that granted the power of eminent domain to Gov. Dave Heineman, and in turn TransCanada for its Keystone XL pipeline — is declared unconstitutional and void. The ruling includes a […]
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Nebraska Landowners Purchase Anti-Keystone XL Radio Ads

Mark Hefflinger
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Bold Nebraska will be running a new ad on a local Sandhills radio station to counter the misinformation being spread by TransCanada among Nebraska landowners and citizens. The coalition of ranchers and landowners will be matching TransCanada’s ad buy, airing their ads directly after each of TransCanada’s for the next three weeks. Listen to the […]
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