Author: Mark Hefflinger

ACTION: Tell the Army Corps: Shut Down the Nationwide Permit 12 “Fast-Track” for Pipelines

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Add your name to tell the Army Corps: Shut down the NWP12 “fast-track” permit for pipelines. The Army Corps of Engineers is currently reviewing “Nationwide Permit 12,” the special permit which since 2012 pipeline developers have taken advantage of to fast-track a series of major pipelines like Dakota Access (DAPL), Gulf Coast Pipeline, Keystone XL, […]
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Add Your Name: Support Legislative Resolutions to Study Property Rights, Mead Ecological Disaster

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Your action is needed now to make your voice heard to Nebraska State Senators considering two resolutions: LR 421: Interim Study of Property Rights Issues (Eminent Domain) LR 159: Appoint Special Committee to Investigate the Mead Environmental Disaster In this year’s Nebraska legislative session, Bold supported Sen. Bostar’s LB 1186, a common-sense bill intended to protect […]
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Meetings Feb. 24-March 4 for Landowners Impacted by Carbon Pipelines: Wayne, Columbus, Norfolk, Grand Island, Virtual

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UPCOMING MEETINGS:  The Nebraska Easement Action Team (N.E.A.T.) and Bold Nebraska are hosting another round of landowner meetings, to share information and hear landowners’ concerns about eminent domain and proposed carbon pipeline projects. Meetings will be held in Wayne, Columbus, Norfolk and Grand Island, kicking off with another virtual meeting for landowners on Thursday, Feb. […]
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TAKE ACTION: Submit a Comment on Carbon Pipeline Bills

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  Carbon pipelines are risky, unproven, unregulated, and trample on the property rights of Nebraskans. Our state needs to understand the risks of carbon pipelines, and we must have some regulatory framework for siting and decommissioning — a law that establishes a fund and makes companies remove the pipe equipment and restore the land after […]
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WATCH: Landowners Virtual Meeting on Carbon Pipelines In Nebraska

UPCOMING MEETINGS:  The Nebraska Easement Action Team (N.E.A.T.) and Bold Nebraska are hosting another round of landowner meetings, to share information and hear landowners’ concerns about eminent domain and proposed carbon pipeline projects. Meetings will be held in Wayne, Columbus, Norfolk and Grand Island, kicking off with another virtual meeting for landowners on Thursday, Feb. […]
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Top 8 Reasons to Oppose Risky Carbon Pipelines

#1: SAFETY In the event of a carbon pipeline rupture or leak, an explosive plume of CO2 gas can emerge, odorless and colorless, an asphyxiant that can suffocate all living beings, and prevent combustion vehicles like cars from starting to enable an escape to safety. At concentrations between 2-10%, CO2 can cause nausea, dizziness, headache, […]
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Landowner & Community Meetings on Carbon Pipelines: O’Neill (Feb. 1), York (Feb. 3)

At least two companies (“Summit” and “Navigator”) are currently contacting landowners in Nebraska (and other states: Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, and Illinois) for permission to survey their land and obtain voluntary easements for “carbon / CO2” pipelines. Register to attend: Bold Nebraska will host community meetings for impacted landowners and their neighbors in […]
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Know Your Rights: Landowners & Interstate Carbon Pipelines

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Loading… Many landowners in Nebraska are just now finally able to celebrate — after over 10 years of fighting — the complete return of their land sought via eminent domain by TransCanada for the cancelled Keystone XL pipeline. But another threat is now bearing down on these same battle-weary farmers’ and ranchers’ land and livelihoods, […]
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Nov. 18: Online Forum for Landowners Re: Property Rights and Interstate Carbon Pipelines

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 12, 2021 Nov. 18: Online Forum for Landowners Re: Property Rights and Interstate Carbon Pipelines Panelists include attorney Brian Jorde who defended Keystone XL landowners against eminent domain, landowners’ groups in NE & IA, and several impacted landowners Hastings, NE — Impacted landowners on the proposed Summit or Navigator “carbon / […]
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Biden Administration Takes Major Steps Forward to Build Back Fossil Free

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Biden Administration Takes Major Steps Forward to Build Back Fossil Free Final Build Back Better Legislative Framework Highlights Frontlines and Rural Communities; Advocates Call for End to Fossil Fuel Projects Following President Biden’s announcement of a final legislative framework for Build Back Better, frontline and rural communities are celebrating the prioritization of clean energy and […]
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