Tag: President Obama

Nebraska Joins President Obama’s Call to Climate Action

Mark Hefflinger
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On Tuesday, June 25, Pres. Obama laid out his administration’s Climate Action Plan in a speech delivered at Georgetown University. Reactions from Nebraska groups to the President’s climate agenda are outlined below, with quotes from groups including Bold Nebraska, Nebraska Sierra Club, Nebraska Farmers Union, Nebraska Wildlife Federation and the League of Women Voters of […]
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How About Us? Obama Meets with Pro-Pipeline, Forgets Farmers and Ranchers

Jane Kleeb
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The White House recently denied an invitation from Nebraska farmers and ranchers for a “Beer and Beef Summit” to show President Obama the livelihoods and water that are at-risk with the Keystone XL pipeline. The White House rejected the invitation on the grounds they were not taking any meetings on the pipeline. Bold Nebraska was […]
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Sign the Petition: No Tarsands Near Freshwater

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Tell President Obama, Secretary John Kerry, Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman and TransCanada: No tarsands near freshwater — stop Keystone XL. Click here to add your name to the petition. After the recent disastrous tarsands spill in Arkansas, that state is taking action by asking Exxon to move its pipeline away from Arkansas’ water supply. Nebraskans […]
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Resources for Writing Your State Department Testimony

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With the State Department hearing only one week away and the comment period nearing a close, now is the time to make our voices heard loud and clear and demonstrate to the Obama Administration that there are many, many reasons why this pipeline is not in the national interest. Many pipeline fighters and aquifer lovers […]
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Pres. Obama Recognizes Export Pipeline Creates 35 Jobs

Jane Kleeb
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Leaders from the Republican Party visited with President Obama and of course the Keystone XL pipeline came up in conversation. Various reports of what the President said or did not say started to hit blogs and newspapers and twitter. President Obama knows the reality of this pipeline means 35 permanent jobs and an export pipeline […]
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Keystone XL Infographic: Risks and Citizen Concerns Ignored

Ben Gotschall
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Bold teamed up with Oil Change International to create an infographic with basic facts on the pipeline in a visual way that we can all share on Facebook, Twitter and email. The graphic was designed by fellow Nebraskan Justin Kemerling. Citizens and landowners asked us to create a visual that had the basic facts on […]
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Dear President Obama, I Stand in the Way of KXL (press resources)

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On Sunday, Nov. 18, thousands of Americans will rally in front of the White House asking the President to deny the permit to TransCanada’s foreign export pipeline. Press resources below. You can watch the event LIVE here starting on Sunday at noon CT when Bill McKibben gives his “Do the Math” talk (he is coming […]
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