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Send a Pipeline Fighter Postcard to Washington

Mark Hefflinger
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Send a Pipeline Fighter postcard to leaders in Washington, DC! While we were out building a wind and solar-powered barn directly in the path of the Keystone XL export pipeline in the summer of 2013, volunteers and art students from Nebraska Wesleyan University designed #NoKXL billboards for Nebraska farmers and ranchers to place on their […]
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Reject and Protect: Cowboy and Indian Alliance to Set Up Camp in D.C. April 22-27

On April 22nd, a group of ranchers, farmers and tribal communities from along the Keystone XL tarsands pipeline route, called the Cowboy and Indian Alliance, will ride into Washington DC and set up camp near the White House to tell President Obama to reject the pipeline. On April 26th, thousands of people will join them […]
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Reject and Protect: Cowboy and Indian Alliance to Set Up Camp in D.C. April 22-27

On April 22nd, a group of ranchers, farmers and tribal communities from along the Keystone XL tarsands pipeline route, called the Cowboy and Indian Alliance, will ride into Washington DC and set up camp near the White House to tell President Obama to reject the pipeline. On April 26th, thousands of people will join them […]
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Tell Pres. Obama: Come Get a Pipeline “Ed”ucation from Nebraskans

Mark Hefflinger
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In case you missed it, last night MSNBC TV and radio host Ed Schultz announced on “The Ed Show” that he had an epic change of heart, and now opposes the Keystone XL pipeline (view the clip below). A diehard union supporter, when Ed began covering this story he was staunchly pro-pipeline, citing the same […]
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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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25 Members of Congress Ask Obama to Delay KXL Review Until Conflict of Interest Probe Concludes

Mark Hefflinger
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Rep. Raul Grijalva and 24 other House Democrats sent a letter to President Obama on Thursday, highlighting the serious corporate conflicts of interest in the environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline. “It would be unwise and premature for State to release an EIS prepared by Environmental Resources Management while it remains under investigation for […]
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Canadian, U.S. Environmental Groups Respond to Harper’s KXL Letter to Obama

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In response to the news that Prime Minister Stephen Harper has sent a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama formally proposing “joint action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the oil and gas sector,” environmental leaders issued the following response.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 6, 2013 CONTACT: Daniel Kessler, 350.org, 510-501-1779, dk@350.org Canadian and U.S. Environmental Groups […]
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Pres. Obama Comments on KXL, What You Can Do

Jane Kleeb
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Over the weekend while over 200 Nebraskans said “I Will” take action on climate, President Obama told the NY Times that the Keystone XL pipeline is not an economic driver, severely undercutting the main argument TransCanada and all their paid foreign oil lobbyists pushed for the past four years. President Obama is standing up to foreign oil interests and […]
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