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Bold Nebraska to Stand in Court With Landowners Still Fighting TransCanada Over Keystone XL

Mark Hefflinger
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 29, 2016 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Amy Schaffer, Bold Nebraska, amy@boldnebraska.org Bold Nebraska to Stand in Court With Landowners Still Fighting TransCanada Over Keystone XL TransCanada appeal of award of attorneys’ fees to be heard in Wilber (Nov. 28), Neligh (Nov. 30), Wahoo (Dec. 5), and Springview (Feb. […]
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Bold Nebraska Statement on Trump Election and TransCanada’s Keystone XL Pipeline

Mark Hefflinger
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Donald Trump has stated that if elected, he would approve the permit that President Obama rejected for TransCanada’s Keystone XL tarsands export pipeline in his first 100 days in office. If I am elected President I will immediately approve the Keystone XL pipeline. No impact on environment & lots of jobs for U.S. — Donald […]
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Rep. Brad Ashford Letter Asks PHMSA for Independent Soil and Water Testing on TransCanada’s Keystone 1 Pipeline

Rep. Brad Ashford (D-Omaha) sent a letter dated July 6 to the U.S. Dept. of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), expressing his concern about the lack of independent soil and water testing being conducted along TransCanada’s Keystone 1 pipeline in Nebraska while the company is digging up huge sections of the pipe […]
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Nebraska Judge Orders TransCanada to Pay Legal Costs of Keystone XL Landowners

Donate to keep Bold going strong! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 1, 2016 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Nebraska Judge Orders TransCanada to Pay Legal Costs of Keystone XL Landowners TransCanada ordered to pay $8,844.21 to each of 19 Holt County landowners; claims in other counties may push total payments near $500,000 Holt County, NE — […]
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PETITION: Pledge to Join Us in the Streets to Protest TransCanada’s $15 Billion NAFTA Claim Over Keystone XL

Mark Hefflinger
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SIGN: I pledge to join fellow U.S. taxpayers and Pipeline Fighters in the streets to protest TransCanada’s $15 billion NAFTA lawsuit claim for “lost revenues” over its rejected Keystone XL tarsands export pipeline project. In our country, TransCanada sued every single one of us for $15 billion on Friday. (1) Under our bad international trade […]
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Environmental, Landowner Groups Respond to TransCanada’s Filing of NAFTA Suit Over Keystone XL Rejection

Environmental, Landowner Groups Respond to TransCanada’s Filing of NAFTA Suit Over Keystone XL Rejection This weekend, TransCanada officially moved forward with a lawsuit against the United States under NAFTA, asking for $15 billion in damages because of President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Under NAFTA, this suit, an attempt to charge […]
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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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TransCanada Fails the Safety Test Again: A Timeline of the South Dakota Keystone I Pipeline Spill

Amy Schaffer
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Sign the Petition Calling for TransCanada to Shut Down Keystone I and Investigate Pipeline Integrity As citizens have testified over the last decade, TransCanada’s leak detection system is not fool proof–this weekend when the pipeline spilled, a landowner called in the oil sheen. TransCanada’s leak detection system which they bragged about all the time failed. […]
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TransCanada Fined by U.S. Pipe Regulator Over Keystone 1 Safety Violations

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After an investigation into reports of “metal loss” failures of up to 97% on TransCanada’s Keystone 1 pipeline, U.S. pipeline safety regulator PHMSA issued a Civil Penalty and Compliance Order against TransCanada dated Nov. 20, imposing a fine of $187,200 and a compliance order that mandates additional protections and monitoring requirements against future inadequate cathodic protection […]
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