Tag: Public Service Commission

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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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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