Tag: Public Service Commission

Nebraska PSC Denies Bold Alliance Motion to Ungroup 30+ Intervenors in Keystone XL Review

The Nebraska Public Service Commission hearing officer’s original order on intervention in its review of TransCanada’s application for a state permit for its proposed Keystone XL pipeline severely limited the evidence which intervenors are allowed to present, and unfairly grouped over 30 organizations and individuals together, limiting their individual ability to present evidence and voice […]
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Bold Alliance: Nebraska Public Service Commission Violating Own Rules in Keystone XL Review

Bold Alliance filed a motion on April 10 that asks the Nebraska Public Service Commission to reconsider the hearing officer’s order regarding intervention during its review of TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline project. The PSC’s order lumps all the “natural resources” intervenors together and severely limits their ability to present evidence. The “natural resources” intervenor […]
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Bold, Tribes Granted Intervenor Status in Keystone XL Review at Public Service Commission

The Nebraska Public Service Commission on March 31 released its ruling on which applicants have been granted official intervenor status in its review of TransCanada’s application for a permit to build its proposed Keystone XL pipeline through Nebraska. Bold’s application was accepted, as were those of 93 landowners on the KXL route, and the others listed […]
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TransCanada Asks PSC to Bar Ponca Tribe, Bold Alliance, Sierra Club From Keystone XL Review

TransCanada on Thursday filed a motion (see below) with the Nebraska Public Service Commission, arguing that Bold Nebraska / Bold Alliance — as well as the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska, Yankton Sioux Tribe, Nebraska Sierra Club and 350.org should not be allowed as official “intervenors” in the PSC’s review of the company’s application for a […]
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Bold, Landowners & Citizens to Deliver Keystone XL Review “Intervenor” Applications to Nebraska Public Service Commission on Wednesday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 21, 2017 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Alliance, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Linda Anderson, Bold Nebraska, Linda@boldnebraska.org   Bold, Landowners & Citizens to Deliver Keystone XL Review “Intervenor” Applications to Nebraska Public Service Commission on Wednesday Rally at PSC offices in Lincoln coincides with March 22 deadline to file as an intervenor in Nebraska […]
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Keystone XL “Intervenor” Process at the Nebraska Public Service Commission

The Nebraska Public Service Commission has scheduled intervenor hearings for Aug. 7-11 to hear testimony on TransCanada’s application to obtain a permit for a route to build its proposed Keystone XL pipeline through Nebraska. Intervenors are typically represented in the hearings by an attorney, who “conducts discovery, files and responds to motions, makes legal oral arguments in […]
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ACTION: Send a Handwritten #NoKXL Letter to the Nebraska Public Service Commission

On Feb. 16, 2017, TransCanada submitted a new application with the Nebraska Public Service Commission for a route for its proposed Keystone XL pipeline project. The process could take eight months to a year, and will include hearings and opportunities for public comment. ACTION: Send a hand-written letter to the Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) […]
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TransCanada Files Keystone XL Application With Nebraska Public Service Commission

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 16, 2017 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Alliance, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org   Bold Alliance Responds to TransCanada Filing of Keystone XL Permit Application with Nebraska Public Service Commission The up-to-year-long process includes public comment and hearings; Landowners still vow to challenge foreign corporation’s eminent domain authority Hastings, NE — TransCanada on Thursday submitted […]
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Next Steps to Stop Keystone XL (Again!)

Over 150 landowners and Pipeline Fighters attended a Keystone XL pipeline community meeting in O’Neill on Jan. 30. Jane Kleeb, President of the Bold Alliance opened the meeting, and relayed that nothing about the Keystone XL pipeline “Makes America Great Again” — as the pipeline is made with foreign steel, coming from a foreign country, […]
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Bold Nebraska Responds to Trump Action on Keystone XL

On Jan. 24, President Trump issued a Presidential Memorandum calling for the fast-tracking of completion of the Keystone XL pipeline, and invited TransCanada to resubmit a permit application. However, this action does not give any “green-light” to start the construction of Keystone XL. There are still substantial obstacles, and the pipeline is not likely to be […]
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