Behind the singing, anti-pipeline stars clash with pipeline promoters

September 29th, 2014

By Fred Knapp

Neligh, NE – Music was a big lure for this weekend’s concert near Neligh, Nebraska put on by opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline. And when they weren’t singing, the stars of the show were speaking out — against the pipeline.

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US Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse discusses climate change, Keystone XL pipeline

March 20th, 2014

By Ja'Nel Johnson

Omaha, NE — U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, an outspoken proponent of recognizing and reacting to the dangers of climate change, met with a group opposed to the Keystone XL Pipeline.

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Author’s memoir explores ties to Ogallala Aquifer

March 17th, 2014

By Ja'Nel Johnson

Omaha, NE — Author and proponent for protecting the Ogallala Aquifer, Julene Bair, uses her newest memoir to bring attention to the misuse of the aquifer.

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Keystone XL pipeline opponents celebrate recent victory

February 26th, 2014

By Ja'Nel Johnson

Omaha, NE– With Judge Stephanie Stacy’s recent ruling stalling plans for the Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska, land owners and others against TransCanada gathered to celebrate their recent victory and ponder what’s next.

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Court finds Keystone XL siting law unconstitutional; Bruning to appeal

February 20th, 2014

By Fred Knapp

Omaha, NE — The Keystone XL pipeline is on hold in Nebraska’s courts. A judge ruled Wednesday the law under which Gov. Dave Heineman approved the pipeline’s route is unconstitutional. Within hours, the attorney general announced an appeal.

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Keystone XL report says Nebraska water threat unlikely

February 3rd, 2014

By Fred Knapp

Omaha, NE — The final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline was released Friday. The State Department said it is “very unlikely” the pipeline could affect water quality in the Great Plains Aquifer in Nebraska.

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