Author: Mark Hefflinger

Bold Alliance Statement on Issuance of Final Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, June 23, 2017 Contact: Carolyn Reilly, Bold Alliance, 540-488-4358, Carolyn@boldalliance.org Bold Alliance Statement on Issuance of Final Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline Bold stands allied with landowners against unconstitutional taking of land for unneeded fracked gas pipeline Rocky Mount, Va. — In response to today’s issuance by the […]
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Bold Joins 118 Organizations Urging FERC to Act in Wake of Rover Pipeline Accidents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 17, 2017 118 Organizations Issue Demands to FERC in Wake of Accidents During Construction of Energy Transfer Partners’ Rover Pipeline Groups demand FERC stop construction of Rover pipeline, conduct overhaul of regulations Community activists and organizations sent a letter (embedded below) to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today, signed by 118 groups, demanding the […]
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Bold Alliance: Nebraska Public Service Commission Violating Own Rules in Keystone XL Review

Bold Alliance filed a motion on April 10 that asks the Nebraska Public Service Commission to reconsider the hearing officer’s order regarding intervention during its review of TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline project. The PSC’s order lumps all the “natural resources” intervenors together and severely limits their ability to present evidence. The “natural resources” intervenor […]
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Following Ill-Advised Federal Permit for Keystone XL Pipeline, Lawsuit Filed to Block Construction

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For Immediate Release: March 30, 2017 Press Contact: Nicky Vogt at 202-331-2389 or vogt@newpartners.com   Following Ill-Advised Federal Permit for Keystone XL Pipeline, Lawsuit Filed to Block Construction   Washington, DC – Following the Trump administration’s imprudent issuance of a cross-border permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline last week, Northern Plains Resource Council; Bold Alliance; Center […]
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Legal Experts, Landowners, Tribal Organizations and Green Groups Vow To Stop KXL Again

For Immediate Release: March 24, 2017 Legal Experts, Landowners, Tribal Organizations and Green Groups Vow To Stop KXL Again A Recording of Today’s Call Is Available Here Washington, DC – On the heels of the Trump administration’s ill-advised signing of the federal permit on Keystone XL Pipeline, legal minds, landowners and environmental advocates outlined the […]
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Trump Tells Aide to Threaten TransCanada to Drop $15 Billion NAFTA Claim Over Keystone XL

The Washington Post reports that President Trump said in a speech at a fundraiser in Washington on Tuesday that he ordered National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn, a former president of Goldman Sachs, to tell TransCanada drop its $15 billion claim against the U.S. government under NAFTA for losses suffered from its rejected Keystone XL […]
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Bold’s Jane Kleeb Discusses EPA’s Pruitt on MSNBC

Bold Alliance president Jane Kleeb appeared on MSNBC’s “AM Joy” on March 12 along with Standing Rock activist Phyllis Young, former EPA head of environmental justice Mustafa Ali, and NextGen head Tom Steyer, to discuss the Native Nations March in D.C. and new EPA head Scott Pruitt.
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Bold’s Jane Kleeb Discusses Trump’s Broken Promise on U.S.-Made Steel for Keystone XL on MSNBC

Bold Alliance president Jane Kleeb appeared on MSNBC’s “AM Joy” on March 4, to discuss President Trump’s lie that he would only allow U.S.-manufactured steel to be used on all U.S. pipelines, such as the proposed TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline he took action to attempt to fast-track. The Trump Administration reneged on this promise with […]
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Sign the Keystone XL Pipeline Pledge of Resistance

On Jan. 24, President Trump took action to undo President Obama’s rejection of Keystone XL, opening the door for TransCanada to reapply to build the risky tarsands export pipeline that would pass through the fragile Sandhills and Ogallala aquifer in Nebraska. [1] But Trump’s action is far from a “green-light” to begin construction on Keystone […]
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ACTION: Send a #NoKXL Letter to the Nebraska Public Service Commission

On Feb. 16, 2017, TransCanada submitted a new application with the Nebraska Public Service Commission for a route for its proposed Keystone XL pipeline project. The process could take eight months to a year, and will include hearings and opportunities for public comment. ACTION: Send a hand-written letter to the Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) […]
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