Tag: Eminent Domain

Landowners, Bold Nebraska Rejoice as TC Energy Abandons Eminent Domain Claims for Canceled Keystone XL Pipeline

Landowners, Bold Nebraska Rejoice as TC Energy Abandons Eminent Domain Claims for Terminated Keystone XL Pipeline Landowners faced continued eminent domain litigation, despite revocation of presidential permit & project’s cancellation; Bold Nebraska vows to continue fighting until all easements relinquished and land returned Hastings, NE — Bold Nebraska and allied landowners with the Nebraska Easement […]
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THANK YOU President Biden for Rejecting the Keystone XL Pipeline, Keep Being Bold

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 […]
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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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TransCanada Applies for Keystone XL Construction Permit in Holt County: Public Hearing Feb. 28

A public hearing is set for Friday, Feb. 28 for the Holt County Board (1:30 p.m.) to consider TransCanada’s application (see below) for a KXL construction permit, which has already been recommended for DENIAL by a 7-1 vote of the county zoning board. At the hearing, the Holt County Board of Supervisors will permit testimony […]
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Jeanne Crumly: Keystone XL Just Sued my Family to Take Our Land

You may have already heard, but TransCanada just filed new eminent domain claims in court against 90 Nebraska family farmers and ranchers — including my family — who refuse to give up our land for this foreign corporation’s Keystone XL tarsands export pipeline. [1] TransCanada has been bullying my family and other Nebraska landowners for […]
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BREAKING: Nebraska Supreme Court Keystone XL Decision Day: Friday, August 23

The Nebraska Supreme Court just announced that it will issue its decision on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route tomorrow morning, Friday, August 23. Shortly after the decision is announced, Bold Nebraska’s Jane Kleeb will host a Facebook Live video update responding to the Court’s decision, which will be broadcast from this Facebook event page. […]
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TransCanada Bullying Keystone XL Landowners With False Eminent Domain Threats, “Subordination” Bank Letters

Nebraska landowners on the proposed Keystone XL route who have not signed easement contracts to sell their land for the pipeline received letters in February, threatening that TransCanada would take them to court and sue to take their land via eminent domain if they did not “respond to this offer before April 2” — even […]
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TransCanada Loses Again in Latest Attempt to Begin Keystone XL Pipeline Construction

Mark Hefflinger
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 15, 2019 TransCanada Loses Again in Latest Attempt to Begin Keystone XL Pipeline Construction Ruling Deals Yet Another Setback to Proposed Dirty Tar Sands Project San Francisco, CA — Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied yet another attempt by TransCanada to begin construction on its […]
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Tell Congress: Support the Green New Deal

(Ron and Jeanne Crumly on their land on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route in Nebraska. (Photo: Mary Anne Andrei) Add your name: Support the Green New Deal Today, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey are introducing the Green New Deal resolution in Congress. [1] The Green New Deal seeks to protect farmers and […]
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Judge Denies TransCanada Request for Pre-Construction Work on Keystone XL Pipeline

Judge Denies TransCanada Request for Pre-Construction Work on Keystone XL Pipeline Ruling Deals Yet Another Setback to Proposed Dirty Fossil Fuel Project Great Falls, MT — Today, a federal judge reaffirmed that TransCanada cannot conduct any pre-construction field activities on its proposed Keystone XL pipeline. This ruling means that construction on the controversial tar sands […]
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