Tag: Sierra Club

Federal Court Upholds Ruling Blocking Construction of Keystone XL and Other Oil and Gas Pipelines

For Immediate Release: Monday, May 11, 2020 Federal Court Upholds Ruling Blocking Construction of Keystone XL and Other Oil and Gas Pipelines Court blocks the use of Nationwide Permit 12 for pipeline water crossings Great Falls, MT — A federal judge today largely upheld an April 15 ruling vacating Nationwide Permit 12, a key water […]
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Promise to Protect Coalition Calls on Montana Gov. Bullock, TC Energy to Cancel Keystone XL Pipeline Activity Due to Coronavirus Public Health Threat

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 3, 2020   CANCEL KXL: Promise to Protect Coalition Calls on Montana Gov. Bullock, TC Energy to Cancel Keystone XL Pipeline Activity Due to Coronavirus Public Health Threat During month of nationwide lockdown and critical “social distancing,” TC Energy rushing to send hundreds of out-of-state workers into rural, Tribal communities and […]
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Conservation, Environmental and Landowners’ Groups Argue in Federal Court Keystone XL Pipeline Approval by Trump Administration Was Illegal

Conservation, Environmental and Landowners’ Groups Argue in Federal Court Keystone XL Pipeline Approval by Trump Administration Was Illegal Approval violated the National Environmental Policy Act, Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act Great Falls, MT — Conservation, environmental and landowners groups argued in federal court in Montana today that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ […]
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Keystone XL Still Faces Court Challenges from Tribal Nations, Landowners & Environmental Groups

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 23, 2020 Keystone XL Still Faces Court Challenges from Tribal Nations, Landowners & Environmental Groups Lincoln, NE – Despite TC Energy’s recent submission to a federal court of a proposed pre-construction and construction schedule for its yet-to-be-greenlighted Keystone XL pipeline, there still remain many obstacles before any construction on the controversial […]
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Conservation, Landowners Groups File Opening Brief in Legal Challenge to Keystone XL Pipeline

Conservation, Landowners Groups File Opening Brief in Legal Challenge to Keystone XL Pipeline Illegal pipeline approval violated the National Environmental Policy Act, Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act Great Falls, MT— Conservation and landowners groups filed their opening brief today (embedded below) in their federal lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s illegal approval of the […]
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Environmental, Landowner Groups Urge Court to Reject Trump’s Newest Keystone XL Pipeline Ploy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Environmental Groups Urge Court to Reject Trump’s Newest Keystone XL Pipeline Ploy Court Should Continue Blocking Fossil Fuel Project Despite New Permit San Francisco, CA – Environmental and landowner organizations today urged the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to maintain the prohibition on construction of the Keystone XL […]
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Pipeline Fighters, National Leaders Rally in Lincoln and Get Out the Vote for Christa Yoakum for Nebraska Public Service Commissioner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 28, 2018 Pipeline Fighters, National Leaders Rally in Lincoln and Get Out the Vote for Christa Yoakum for Nebraska Public Service Commissioner Rally and Get Out the Vote event featured Bill McKibben (co-founder, 350.org), Mike Brune (National Sierra Club executive director), Christa Yoakum (PSC candidate), Nebraska landowners, Tribal Nation allies, Bold […]
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Trump Administration Attempts a Shortcut to Get Keystone XL Built

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, July 30, 2018 Contact: Gabby Brown, (202) 495-3051 gabby.brown@sierraclub.org Jake Thompson, (202) 289-2387, jthompson@nrdc.org Mark Hefflinger, mark@boldalliance.org Trump Administration Attempts a Shortcut to Get Keystone XL Built Tar sands pipeline faces federal and state legal challenges Washington, DC — Today, Donald Trump’s State Department released a draft Environmental Assessment of the […]
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Bold, Environmental Groups File Opening Brief in Legal Challenge to Trump’s Rubber-Stamp Approval of Keystone XL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 12, 2018 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Bold Alliance, Environmental Groups File Opening Brief in Lawsuit Challenging Trump’s Rubber-Stamp Federal Approval of Keystone XL Pipeline Lawsuit challenges approval of pipeline permit by State Dept. and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service before final route decided, with no updated environmental review […]
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Landowners, Tribes and Environmental Groups Confident Nebraska Public Service Commission Will Reject Keystone XL as Not in the Public Interest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 25, 2017 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Mark Hefflinger, Bold Nebraska, mark@boldnebraska.org Landowners, Tribes and Environmental Groups Confident Nebraska Public Service Commission Will Reject Keystone XL as Not in the Public Interest Opponents submitted final reply briefs on Monday as PSC docket closes Lincoln, NE — Landowners, Tribes, Bold […]
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