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Reaction to Presidential Debate: Keystone XL

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The Keystone XL pipeline was discussed for a good portion of the Presidential debate. Gov. Romney said he didn’t understand why President Obama denied the Keystone XL pipeline. Here are a few reasons: –Landowners do not want to give up their property rights to a foreign pipeline company for their private gain. -The route in Nebraska was […]
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Obama Rules: Double the MPGs

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Everyone from military leaders to our grandparents to our kids know a basic fact–saving energy means putting more money in our pocketbooks and making our country safer.  Safer from security threats, safer from oil spills, safer from water pollution, safer from eminent domain threats. The Obama Administration took concrete and very bold steps towards reducing […]
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Bold Response to White House Fast Tracking Pipeline

Jane Kleeb
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Updated 3/22 with reaction to President’s speech in Cushing: Many of us voted for President Obama because he shared a vision for a clean energy economy, one that lives up to what America can do. TransCanada’s export pipeline does not fit into this vision. TransCanada is building an export pipeline to a refinery owned by […]
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Heineman Agrees with Obama

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In yesterday’s House markup meeting on Lee Terry’s pipeline bill, we noticed that Rep. Terry liked to mention how the NRDC and Sierra Club asked President Obama to stop Keystone XL. But Terry nevers mentions that thousands of Nebraskans and our own Governor Heineman also asked the President to deny the permit. Terry’s selective memory […]
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Obama’s Energy Edge, GOP Chasing Unicorns

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Nebraskans know the Congressional Republicans are trying to use the KXL pipeline against President Obama. Nebraskans know better and know the President did the right thing by denying the Keystone XL pipeline. Using false arguments about jobs and energy security, Congressional Republicans think they can take Obama down a notch or cost him the whole […]
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Johanns and Terry Chasing Moby Dick

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Sen. Johanns’ and Rep. Terry’s support for Congressional bills that would force approval of the (already denied) Keystone XL pipeline not only goes against Nebraskans’ concerns about our land and water, but it is also a fruitless endeavor akin to chasing Moby Dick. President Obama denied TransCanada’s permit request to build the Keystone XL pipeline which […]
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Sign the “Thank You for Stopping the Pipeline” card to President Obama

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Last Wednesday, President Obama made the monumental announcement that he is denying TransCanada’s permit request to build the Keystone XL export pipeline. We first want to say thank you to all the farmers, ranchers, urbanites, treehuggers, grandmas, students, artists, business owners and everyone in between who made this happen. All of your work writing letters, […]
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Press Resources: Obama Denys TransCanada KXL Permit

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This page is intended for members of the press. We want to make sure you have folks to interview and pictures to utilize. The action we are asking citziens to take in response of the denial, is to sign a thank you card/poster to the President, the image on the poster is Nebraskans holding signs thanking […]
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Press Statement: Nebraskans Applaud President Obama Right Decision on KXL

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President Obama has announced the denial of TransCanada’s permit request to build the Keystone XL pipeline. The Obama administration’s bold decision will be celebrated for generations to come in our state. Nebraskans worked tirelessly over the past two years educating our neighbors on the risks of tarsands, researching land, wildlife and water impacts, protecting the […]
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