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Omaha World-Herald: Jane Kleeb’s Nebraska group launches new clean energy model fueled by $3 million grant

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Omaha World-Herald: Jane Kleeb’s Nebraska group launches new clean energy model fueled by $3 million grant Julie Anderson, July 2, 2024 “A Nebraska group that got its start organizing rural alliances to fight oil pipelines now is seeking to forge similar partnerships to catalyze renewable energy projects — and harvest the economic benefits that can […]
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Bold Alliance Land Justice Director Terrell McKinney Letter to OPPD Re: Pace of Clean Energy Transition in North Omaha

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Dear Omaha Public Power District Board, I am writing on behalf of Bold Alliance to express our position and concerns regarding the future of energy production in our community. We commend OPPD’s efforts to transition to cleaner energy sources and would like to provide our input to ensure that this transition is effective and beneficial […]
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Get Out the Vote! Volunteer at Bold 2024 Primary Election Events

Mark Hefflinger
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Volunteer to help Get Out the Vote for Bold candidates who will protect our land and water. For more details about an event, contact Stephanie Matejka: 402-314-0826 (stephanie@boldalliance.org) Friday April 26 6-8pm Friday Phone Bank, Innovation Campus Mill Coffee & Tea 2021 Transformation Dr #1350, Lincoln, NE 68508 Tuesday April 30th 6-8pm Text Bank Tuesday […]
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Understanding the New Tallgrass Carbon Pipeline Community Benefits Agreement

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Tallgrass Energy recently received permission from the federal government to convert its existing Trailblazer pipeline, which currently carries methane gas across Nebraska, Colorado and Wyoming, into a carbon dioxide (CO2) pipeline. A Community Benefits Agreement has been announced between the company Tallgrass and Bold Nebraska, also earning the support of local community groups Renewable Fuels […]
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Tallgrass, Bold Alliance, and Key Agricultural and First Responder Organizations Announce a Community Benefits Agreement

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In the state of Nebraska, there is no state agency with authority over carbon dioxide (CO2) pipelines, after the Nebraska Public Service Commission issued a statement saying it had no authority under state laws, leaving landowners, counties and first responders to come up with measures to protect property rights, themselves and the communities impacted.  The […]
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ACTION: Tell Your State Senator – Vote NO on LB 399

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ACTION: Call your State Senator: Vote NO on LB 399. (Click here to ID your Senator, and their homepage with phone number and online contact form) We need energy parity here in Nebraska — a process where wind, solar, coal, and pipelines are all required to have proper setbacks, local zoning, community benefit agreements, and […]
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Feb. 1: Tallgrass Trailblazer Pipeline Virtual Meeting & Conference Call

Mark Hefflinger
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Tallgrass Energy recently received permission from the federal government to convert its existing Trailblazer pipeline, which currently carries methane gas across Nebraska, Colorado and Wyoming, into a carbon dioxide (CO2) pipeline. The scheme aims to take advantage of new federal tax credits and connect with ethanol plants to capture their carbon emissions, and pump the […]
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Press release: Jane Kleeb Receives 2023 Climate Breakthrough Award to Pursue Transformative Climate Action

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov, 1, 2023 JANE KLEEB RECEIVES 2023 CLIMATE BREAKTHROUGH AWARD TO PURSUE TRANSFORMATIVE CLIMATE ACTION SAN FRANCISCO, NOVEMBER 1, 2023 — Jane Kleeb of the United States has been named as a recipient of the 2023 Climate Breakthrough Award, the largest climate funding for individuals, award organizer and global philanthropy Climate Breakthrough […]
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