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Sign the Pledge: Divest Your Money from the Mountain Valley Pipeline

Citizens of Virginia and West Virginia have been asked over and over to sacrifice their safety, security, health, and regional economy for dangerous fossil fuel projects that boost the profits of corporations and their wealthy investors, while leaving us to bear the costs. Now, a consortium of out-of-state gas companies is again demanding we subsidize […]
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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, Four Corners Farm Host ‘Pickin’ for Perriello’ Fundraiser for Virginia Gubernatorial Candidate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 8, 2017 Contact: Carolyn Reilly, Bold Alliance, 540.488.4358, carolyn@boldalliance.org Bold Alliance, Four Corners Farm Host ‘Pickin’ for Perriello’ Fundraiser for Virginia Gubernatorial Candidate Rocky Mount, VA – Bold Alliance and Four Corners Farm have joined together to host a fundraising event for Virginia Gubernatorial Candidate, Tom Perriello. Four Corners Farm is […]
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“Pipeline Fighters” Documentary Film on Mountain Valley Pipeline Features Bold Alliance, Jane Kleeb

(Click here for details about the public screening Tuesday, April 25th in Roanoke, VA!) Pipeline Fighters, a new documentary film by Marino Colmano, brings together the history and passion from the people facing the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline.   Documenting the efforts from SW Virginia and West Virginia, Colmano filmed for over 2 years as […]
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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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Petition: Stop the Rubber-stamp for Pipelines Through Virginia’s Waters

Sign: Stop the rubber-stamp for pipelines through Virginia’s waters. The Virginia Dept. of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is aiming to rubber-stamp permit applications for “utlilty” projects like the proposed Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast fracked gas pipelines, and eliminate any state-sponsored environmental review of simiar large-scale projects that are abusing eminent domain for private gain, and threatening […]
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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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