Tag: Renewable Energy

Volunteer to Elect New Energy Candidates

Mark Hefflinger
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The New Energy Voter campaign is organizing three phone-a-thon events, where we’ll make calls to voters to help elect candidates who are opposed to Keystone XL and want to bring more clean energy to Nebraska. Sign-up below to volunteer to make calls with us. It’s easy, we’ll have a script to guide you, and you […]
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Campaign Training for Candidates and Volunteers

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A three-day training for candidates and campaign volunteers will be offered on Aug. 15-17 in Lincoln at the conference facilities of Ayars & Ayars (2436 N 48 St.). Led by a team from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, the comprehensive training will focus on campaign areas including targeted voter outreach, setting goals, “call time,” and […]
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Sept. 21: People’s Climate March

The largest climate march in history is being planned in New York City on Sunday, Sept. 21, to coincide with international talks focused on climate change. Watch a live stream of the NYC march below: CIA (COWBOY INDIAN ALLIANCE) PHOTOSTREAM:   We will be urging governments to support an ambitious global agreement to dramatically reduce global warming […]
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New Energy Voter Campaign 2014

Election Day: Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 FIND YOUR POLLING PLACE WHY NEW ENERGY? The election season is here and we think it’s time for New Energy. Bold Nebraska partnered with landowners, citizens and leaders in our state to create the New Energy Voter PAC as a place pipeline fighters, new energy lovers and water warriors can get information […]
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Stopping the Pipeline Rocks: A #NoKXL Benefit Album

RELEASE DATE: JULY 1, 2014 Click here to purchase the DVD+CD for $25 “Stopping the Pipeline Rocks” is a project of Bold Nebraska, Hear Nebraska — a nonprofit cultural organization that promotes music and arts — and Lincoln-based Red Rebel Media. Artists traveled to the Build Our Energy barn, located directly in the path of the […]
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New Energy Candidate Profile: Ben Gotschall for NPPD

Ben Gotschall is a candidate for Nebraska Public Power District, Subdivision 1 On a brisk spring morning, Ben Gotschall pulled a steel crate wagon loaded with bales of hay to the pasture where his Jerseys were eagerly awaiting breakfast. Halfway up the hill, he turned to me with a wry smile. “I don’t own a […]
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Voter Guide: Primary Election May 13

FIND YOUR POLLING PLACE Primary Election Day: Tuesday, May 13 Polls Open: 8AM-8PM CT Click here for results of primary election (and comments on Heineman and Tea Party) WHY NEW ENERGY? The election season is here and we think it’s time for New Energy. Bold Nebraska partnered with landowners, citizens and leaders in our state […]
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Wind Energy Is Important to Rural Nebraska

Mark Hefflinger
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NOTE: This posting originally appeared as a Letter to the Editor in the Grand Island Independent on 11/24/13.  A day later, a more in-depth article appeared in the Midwest Energy News and is available at this link: http://www.midwestenergynews.com/2013/11/25/is-this-man-slowing-wind-development-in-nebraska/ At last week’s Nebraska Wind Conference, in response to statements made by Sen. Ken Haar (see this link or […]
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Feb. 6: O’Neill Pipeline Fighter Meetup and New Energy Voter 2014 Update

Mark Hefflinger
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**Please note updated date/time** Join us for a Keystone XL Pipeline Fighter meetup on Tuesday, Feb. 11 (5-7 p.m.) at the O’Neill Community Center, for an update on the U.S. State Department’s review of TransCanada’s pipeline permit application, as well as an overview of the state of Nebraska’s public power landscape, and a preview of […]
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