In a segment on Friday, Rachel Maddow covered the announcement from the State Dept.’s Inspector General, which said the conflict of interest investigation it has launched into the contractor hired to do the environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline would not be completed until 2014. Maddow and fellow MSNBC host Chris Hayes called the news a ‘win’ for KXL opponents, and also spoke about the direct effect that grassroots efforts in pipeline states like Nebraska are having on this process.
We are excited to announce that we are once again able to invite a limited number of friends to join us on Saturday, Oct. 16 for this year’s eighth annual harvest of sacred Ponca corn, planted on Ponca Nation land, on Art & Helen Tanderup’s family farm in the path of the now-cancelled Keystone XL […]Read Post
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 […]Read Post
Keystone XL was the first Trump pipeline that President Biden rejected, but it should not be the last. President Biden boldly rejected KXL within a few hours of his inauguration. That was a testament to the unlikely alliance of farmers, ranchers, Tribal Nations, and climate advocates that stood together for over a decade. We now […]Read Post