Tag: Public Service Commission

Nebraska Public Service Commission Hires Former TransCanada Employee

Amy Schaffer
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If past experience predicts the future, one can assume Scott Coburn was given a monetary bonus from TransCanada to secure his position as an employee for the Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC).   Interestingly enough, he is taking a significant pay cut from his $120,000 job with Enbridge, where he works from home!  The Lincoln Journal […]
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PETITION: Shut TransCanada’s Keystone Down and Investigate Pipeline Integrity

When it was constructed in 2010, TransCanada predicted its Keystone pipeline would leak once every seven years. The pipeline actually leaked *12* times during just its first year of operation. (1) The Keystone pipeline has now experienced more than 30 spills since it launched in 2010 — including the most recent 17,000-gallon tarsands and benzene […]
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BOLD Voter Guide: May 10 Primary Election (RESULTS)

Update May 10 at 11:45 pm: We posted results below! Great Bold candidates ran in the primary and we are proud to have endorsed and recommended lots of winners! 83% of the candidates Bold and the New Energy Voter Pac included in our Voter Guide are moving on to the general election this November! We will […]
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Don’t Like OPPD’s Fixed Fee Hike? Write Your Senator Now.

Mark Hefflinger
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In the wake of the massive public outcry over Omaha Public Power District’s (OPPD) unpopular vote to impose a huge hike in its fixed monthly charge — disproportionately targeting low-income and energy-conserving customers — Sen. Ken Haar has introduced LB 1068 in the Nebraska Legislature. The “Electric Customer Protection Act” would give oversight of such […]
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Nov. 19: Nebraska Public Service Commission Meeting on Keystone XL Application

Mark Hefflinger
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The Nebraska Public Service Commission is moving forward with a scheduled “planning conference” on Thursday, Nov. 19 to discuss TransCanada’s application to build the Keystone XL pipeline — despite the fact that President Obama has already rejected TransCanada’s federal cross-border permit application, with the President and the State Department concluding that the pipeline is not […]
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Bold Nebraska Statement on TransCanada Filing with Public Service Commission

TransCanada on Monday filed a new application with the Nebraska Public Service Commission for a route for its proposed Keystone XL pipeline through the state of Nebraska. Statement from Bold Nebraska director Jane Kleeb: “This is TransCanada’s attempt to delay the process in the hopes that a GOP candidate gets elected to the White House. […]
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