Author: Mark Hefflinger

Stop Costco’s CAFO Chicken Factory Plant Near Raymond, Nebraska School

Give now: Your gift MATCHED to support Nebraska families’ legal fight to stop Costco’s CAFO chicken factory 1 mile from their high school — up to $5,000 through May 31. via Raymond Communities United: An 8-barn chicken facility, totaling 380,000 chickens, is proposed to be located ONE MILE from Raymond Central Jr/Sr High School and […]
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2021 Eighth Annual Sacred Ponca Corn Planting in the Path of Keystone XL

Again in 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic, a much smaller crowd than usual gathered for this year’s eighth annual planting of sacred Ponca corn — on Ponca Nation land situated with the Tanderup farm near Neligh, Nebraska — that crosses the Ponca Trail of Tears and proposed path of the Keystone XL pipeline. Joining […]
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Mead Town Hall: Concerned Locals, State Environmental & Ag Groups Host Discussion on AltEn Ethanol Plant Pollution

**YouTube LiveStream Video of the Mead Town Hall will post here to this page at 7:00 p.m. on April 12** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 2, 2021 Contact: Mark Hefflinger, Bold Nebraska, mark@boldnebraska.org Mead Town Hall: Concerned Locals, State Environmental & Ag Groups Host Discussion on AltEn Ethanol Plant Pollution April 12 event at Mead Covenant […]
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Nebraskans React to News of Keystone XL Pipeline Rejection on Day One of the Biden Harris Administration

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 Nebraskans React to News of Keystone XL Pipeline Rejection on Day One of the Biden Harris Administration Hastings, NE — President Biden announced on Wednesday officially that he will rescind the cross-border permit for the Keystone XL pipeline on Day One of the Biden-Harris Administration. An unlikely alliance of farmers, ranchers, Indigenous leaders, and […]
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Nebraska Courts Find Recent Changes to Keystone XL Pipeline Route May Require New State Approval

“There remain questions of material fact whether the condemnation actions filed herein follow the Commission’s approved Alternative Route, or whether there are substantive changes to the Alternative Route that require re-application to the Commission… Due to possibility of withdrawal of presidential approval for the TransCanada project, and in the interest of conservation of judicial resources, […]
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WATCH: Indigenous Women’s Groups Livestream on Missing & Murdered Relatives + Pipeline Mancamps

Indigenous Women’s Groups Host Livestream from “Tiny Home Warriors” at Nation’s Oldest Native Women’s Shelter to Raise Awareness on Increased Missing & Murdered Associated with Pipeline Construction Livestream from White Buffalo Calf Women’s Society in Mission, S.D. on Dec. 10 will include masked and socially-distanced participants at the solar-powered “Tiny Home of the Ihanktonwan Homelands” […]
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Bold Nebraska Delivers Over 10,000 Public Comments Opposing Keystone XL Pipeline Water Permit Applications to U.S. Army Corps in Omaha Today

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 13, 2020 Bold Nebraska Delivers Over 10,000 Public Comments Opposing Keystone XL Pipeline Water Permit Applications to U.S. Army Corps in Omaha Today NoKXL coalition including Sierra Club, NRDC submits total of over 63,000 comments opposing KXL permits to Army Corps and state agencies in NE, SD, MT Omaha — Bold […]
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Keystone XL Water Permit Tele-Public Hearings: How to Testify

TransCanada / TC Energy needs permits under the Clean Water Act to be issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and state agencies in Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska to construct Keystone XL across U.S. waterways. The Army Corps and state agencies will hold telephone-based public hearings this week to hear testimony as public […]
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PRESS RELEASE: TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline Surveys Concern Tribes, Disrupt Nebraska Farmers’ Harvests

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 24, 2020 TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline Surveys Concern Tribes, Disrupt Nebraska Farmers’ Harvests Ponca Tribe of Nebraska urges State Dept. to inform TC Energy its current “surveys” for Native American cultural artifacts and sites are invalid, do not meet federal obligations Norfolk, NE — The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska has written […]
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Webinar: KXL Update and Army Corps Water Permit Hearings Prep

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REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR Bold Nebraska and NoKXL coalition partners Sierra Club and Promise to Protect are hosting a webinar on Sunday, Sept. 27 (4-5pm CT). SPEAKERS:  Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska Dallas Goldtooth, Indigenous Environmental Network Angeline Cheek, Fort Peck & Assiniboine Sioux Tribes, ACLU of Montana AGENDA: Update on the Keystone XL pipeline from […]
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