Tag: Press Release

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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Press Release: Arkansas Spill Victims Coalesce to Stop Keystone XL, Appeal to Secretary Kerry

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Bold Nebraska’s Jane Kleeb will be in Washington, DC on Thursday to attend a press conference with residents of Mayflower, Arkansas who were victims of Exxon’s pipeline spill there. While the event is being held in DC, Jane will be available to connect with local Nebraska press for phone interviews with herself and Arkansas families. […]
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Press Release: Lawsuit Moves Forward, Route Challenged

Jane Kleeb
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The lawsuit against the State of Nebraska, filed by three landowners, is moving forward in the Lancaster County court with a full trial expected this summer. The outcome would affect the Keystone XL pipeline route and the power of eminent domain and any possible forced approval of the pipeline that Congress is currently considering. Yesterday, […]
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Press Guide to DC Rally

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Bold Nebraska supporters, in partnership with Nebraska Sierra Club and Nebraska Farmers Union, are headed to DC for one of the largest gatherings of Americans concerned about the Keystone XL pipeline and climate change. The rally, called Forward on Climate, takes places on Sunday, Feb. 17th from 11am-3pm CT. Over 125 Nebraskans are making the […]
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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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Release: Pipeline Bill is Unconstitutional and Continues to Threaten Ogallala Aquifer

Jane Kleeb
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As the Nebraska state legislature considers legislation that will hastily fast track a route review of TransCanada’s Keystone XL tarsands pipeline, and undo laws passed last year during the historic Special Session, a few important points remain critically unaddressed:  Nebraska’s state constitution forbids any law being passed for the benefit of one company. The pipeline bill […]
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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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Press Statement: Nebraskans Urge President and Congress Work a Day in Our Boots, Deny the Pipeline

Jane Kleeb
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As Nebraskans watch politicians in DC stand with Big Oil instead of landowners, we have one request: before you decide on whether to grant or deny the Keystone XL permit, work a day in our boots. “We have been on the frontlines of this fight from day one,” said Randy Thompson, Nebraska landowner. “We’re wondering […]
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Press Release: Citizens Expect Transparent Process and Protected Sandhills

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The following press release was submitted by: Nebraska Sierra Club, Bold Nebraska, Nebraska Green Party, Audubon Nebraska, Nebraska League of Women Voters, Nebraska Wildlife Federation, Nebraska Interfaith Power and Light, Guardians of the Good Life Groups are releasing a resolution from the Citizens’ Special Session that makes it clear, we expect the legislature to pass […]
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