Tag: TransCanada

Press Release: U.S. State Dept. Delays Keystone XL Decision

Jane Kleeb
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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 18, 2014  Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org State Department Announces Delay in Keystone XL Process After Nebraska Court Invalidates TransCanada Route Final Nebraska Supreme Court decision not expected until at least January 2015  Lincoln, Nebraska — The U.S. State Department announced today that it will extend the government comment period on the […]
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TransCanada Has No Legal Route

Jane Kleeb
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TransCanada, after suffering a blow from Nebraska landowners and the Domina Law Group, is trying their best to pretend the basic fact of not having a legal route in Nebraska is no big deal. In fact, it’s a huge deal. Attorney General Jon Bruning and Governor Heineman, siding with a foreign oil corporation, are appealing […]
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Pipeline Fighters Submit State Dept. Comments: TransCanada Unfit to Build

Mark Hefflinger
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Bold Nebraska submitted a number of documents in its public comment to the U.S. State Dept. (embedded below) for the 30-day National Interest Determination (NID) for TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline that concluded on March 7, 2014. Opponents of the pipeline submitted more than 2 million public comments to the State Dept. Quote from Bold Nebraska […]
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Response to TransCanada Statement on Court Ruling, Obama Comment on Decision Timeline

Mark Hefflinger
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On Monday, TransCanada released a statement saying that after reviewing the Nebraska court’s decision in Thompson v. Heineman, it believes the route for its Keystone XL pipeline “remains valid during appeal” of the landowners’ victory in their lawsuit over the routing process in Nebraska. Meanwhile, Pres. Obama reportedly told a meeting of state governors today […]
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Judge Sides With Landowners, Rules LB 1161 Unconstitutional

Mark Hefflinger
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Lancaster County District Court Judge Stephanie Stacy today sided with three Nebraska landowners and ruled that LB 1161 — the law passed by the Nebraska legislature in 2012 that granted the power of eminent domain to Gov. Dave Heineman, and in turn TransCanada for its Keystone XL pipeline — is declared unconstitutional and void. The ruling includes a […]
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