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PRESS RELEASE: Cowboy and Indian Alliance Plant Sacred Ponca Corn in the Path of the Keystone XL Pipeline

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LINK TO FLICKR: PHOTOS FOR MEDIA OF PONCA CORN PLANTING B-ROLL VIDEO (DOWNLOADABLE VIA DROPBOX): PLANTING (LONG SHOT) MEKASI PLANTING PLANTING 2 PLANTING 3 PLANTING 4 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 1, 2014 Contact: Jane Kleeb, jane@boldnebraska.org, 402-705-3622 Neligh, Nebraska—On Saturday, May 31, and Sunday, June 1, members of the Cowboy and Indian Alliance and allies came together at the […]
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PRESS RELEASE: Nebraskans Urge Senate to Vote Against Keystone XL, Respect State Rights and Property Rights

Mark Hefflinger
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Bold Nebraska Director Jane Kleeb: “The US Senate is using a convoluted bill that sends only one message, they do not care about American landowners’ property being taken away through eminent domain by a foreign oil corporation. At one time in our history, Republicans and Democrats stood with America’s farmers and ranchers to protect their […]
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Build Our Energy Barn Project Announces Energy Investor Tom Steyer as Special Guest

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As Nebraskans prepare for the first of two weekends of building a renewable energy barn inside the proposed Keystone XL route, we are excited to announce Tom Steyer will help dedicate the barn on Sept. 22 at 3pm. Build Our Energy Barn Project Inside Keystone XL Route Announces Energy Investor Tom Steyer as Special Guest […]
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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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Advisory: Bold Nebraska and Partners to Build Renewable Energy Barn Inside Keystone Pipeline Route

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 5, 2013 CONTACT: Mark Hefflinger | mark@boldnebraska.org   Bold Nebraska and Partners to Construct Renewable Energy Barn Inside Keystone XL Pipeline Route Construction Days: Sept. 14-15 & 21-22 York, Nebraska — Volunteers will come together in September for a community barn-raising to construct the “Build Our Energy Barn” — a solar […]
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Nebraska Sierra Club Statement on Climate Impact Studies of KXL

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“We know there are better ways to produce energy that protect our resources and promote our economy. That is why we support the Build Our Energy Barn to be built on the weekends of September 14-15 and September 21-22 along the pipeline route. This barn will be powered by solar and wind energy, a terrific demonstration of the healthy way we […]
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Big Win for KXL Opponents: Conflict of Interest Probe Could Delay Decision to 2014

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News that the State Department won’t complete until January an investigation into conflicts of interest by a consulting firm that reviewed the proposed Keystone XL pipeline is another nail in the project’s coffin. But President Obama already has enough evidence to kill it outright, said Friends of the Earth. Friends of the Earth Press Release: […]
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Interior Department Says Keystone XL Will Put Wildlife at Risk

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Interior Department Says Keystone XL Will Put Wildlife at Risk A new voice has joined the chorus of critics questioning the accuracy of the State Department’s draft assessment of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The Los Angeles Times reported today on a public comment issued by the Interior Department on State’s analysis. The comment warned that […]
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Industry Analysis Proves Tar Sands Industry Needs Keystone XL

Mark Hefflinger
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In spite of what TransCanada’s allies might claim, respected industry voices have made it clear that rail is not a viable option for widespread transportation of tar sands, and that without Keystone XL, much of Canada’s supply of tar sands will, in fact, stay in the ground. Industry Analysis Proves Tar Sands Industry Needs Keystone […]
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