Tag: Press Release

Two Major Unions Oppose the Keystone XL Pipeline

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Today, two major unions came out against the Keystone XL pipeline. In a joint press release the Transport Workers Union (TWU) and the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) demanded President Obama deny the Keystone XL permit and focus on creating jobs that rebuild our infrastructure and increase our energy independence. This is announcement is proof of […]
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Press Release: Earth Day Reminds Nebraskans to Continue Education on Risky Pipeline

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As Nebraskans celebrate Earth Day, citizens are educating their neighbors and elected officials about the importance of stopping the TransCanada pipeline and passing state-based regulations. Earth Day was founded by Senator Gaylord Nelson (WI) in 1970 as a result of an oil spill that he was deeply concerned did not get government nor public attention.  […]
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Press Release: State Dept. Calls for More Pipeline Studies

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State Department Issues Statement on New Supplemental Study:Groups Call on Elected Leaders to Take Immediate Action to Protect Land and Water Who: Nebraska Sierra Club, Bold Nebraska, Nebraska Wildlife Federation, Nebraska Green Party, 350.org, Nebraskans for Peace, Guardians of the Good Life When: Wed, March 16th, 2:30pm Where: Capitol Rotunda Background: Groups will stand as one voice at a […]
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Press Release: DC Lobbying Trip Success

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A diverse contingent returned to Nebraska yesterday after lobbying their Congressional delegation, the EPA and the State Department to protect the Ogallala Aquifer.  At each meeting, the group asked for the Keystone XL pipeline to have a supplemental environmental impact statement (EIS) and for consideration of an alternate pipeline route that avoids the Nebraska Sandhills. […]
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Press Release: NE Delegation to DC

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The Nebraska Sierra Club, Nebraska Wildlife Federation and Bold Nebraska today announced the delegation of Nebraskans traveling to Washington, DC to express their concerns about TransCanada’s proposed tar sands pipeline to members of Nebraska’s Congressional Delegation, the EPA and the State Department. “I have heard many advocates and landowners stories and the words that best […]
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