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Canadian, U.S. Environmental Groups Respond to Harper’s KXL Letter to Obama

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In response to the news that Prime Minister Stephen Harper has sent a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama formally proposing “joint action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the oil and gas sector,” environmental leaders issued the following response.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 6, 2013 CONTACT: Daniel Kessler, 350.org, 510-501-1779, dk@350.org Canadian and U.S. Environmental Groups […]
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Advisory: Bold Nebraska and Partners to Build Renewable Energy Barn Inside Keystone Pipeline Route

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 5, 2013 CONTACT: Mark Hefflinger | mark@boldnebraska.org   Bold Nebraska and Partners to Construct Renewable Energy Barn Inside Keystone XL Pipeline Route Construction Days: Sept. 14-15 & 21-22 York, Nebraska — Volunteers will come together in September for a community barn-raising to construct the “Build Our Energy Barn” — a solar […]
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Pipeline Safety Training: Videos and Slide Presentations

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Bold Nebraska organized a Pipeline Safety Training for County Officials on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. Elected officials from six Nebraska counties joined members of the public to hear from pipeline experts on what counties can do to put regulations on pipelines in place to protect their communities. Videos of the presentations and the presenters’ slideshows […]
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NPPD To Hold R-Plan Open Houses

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Starting next Monday (Sept. 9), Nebraska Public Power District will be holding open houses to invite citizen input on their R-Plan transmission project. The dates and locations of the open houses — which will run from 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. — are listed here: Monday, Sept. 9  Thedford Public Schools (old gym) 304 Maple […]
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Nebraska Sierra Club Statement on Climate Impact Studies of KXL

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“We know there are better ways to produce energy that protect our resources and promote our economy. That is why we support the Build Our Energy Barn to be built on the weekends of September 14-15 and September 21-22 along the pipeline route. This barn will be powered by solar and wind energy, a terrific demonstration of the healthy way we […]
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Big Win for KXL Opponents: Conflict of Interest Probe Could Delay Decision to 2014

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News that the State Department won’t complete until January an investigation into conflicts of interest by a consulting firm that reviewed the proposed Keystone XL pipeline is another nail in the project’s coffin. But President Obama already has enough evidence to kill it outright, said Friends of the Earth. Friends of the Earth Press Release: […]
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