Monday, May 17, 2021

Tag: Nebraska

Nebraska Supreme Court upholds law that ignores landowners’ property rights, Indigenous...

Despite the flawed state decision, three federal lawsuit challenges to pipeline project continue to proceed.

Flooding of Nebraska Air Force Base illustrates security risk posed by...

The flooding at Offutt base has prompted further criticisms of Trump's denialism.

Resistance in the heartland: Fighting ICE in small-town Iowa and Nebraska

Direct service and solidarity are important, but there’s no “way out of this” without effective advocacy for sweeping systemic and policy change.

Another set back for TransCanada: Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska to...

Since the pipeline will now follow an alternative route and not its original route, Morris wrote the government "cannot escape their responsibility."

In ‘historic’ move, Nebraska farmers return land to the Ponca tribe...

"TransCanada will have to negotiate with a new landowner, one that has special legal status as a tribe."

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Nebraska farmers return land to Native American tribe, Parkland students join Chicagoans to march against gun violence, audio recordings of children separated from their parents at the border, and more.

Republicans in Nebraska are trying to restrict wind power development by...

One dangerous provision in the bill would redefine the term “renewable energy generation facility” by removing the word “wind” from the list of designated facilities.

Nebraska approves Keystone XL pipeline

Nebraska law barred regulators from considering spills or pipeline safety in its decision-making process, because who cares about the environment anyways, right?

Hundreds march to protest Keystone XL on eve of public hearings

Nebraska residents believe that the pipeline threatens water supplies as well as Nebraska farmland.

This Red State Broke Up Utility Monopolies in Favor of a...

The citizens of Nebraska used their democratic process to create a socialized, public-owned, citizen-governed utility company. If Nebraska did it, then the rest of America should too and end the concentration of private power companies.

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Finally, Trumpers build their loyalty test ‘border wall’—only to keep out desperately needed voters

The party’s “rigged” addiction to sabotaging a legitimate election is itself “stealing” away its own leverage.

A Victorian logging company just won a controversial court appeal. Here’s what it means...

The ruling means logging is set to resume, despite the threats it poses to wildlife.
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Video shows mentally ill man’s death in sheriff’s custody

“I don’t want any violence in my city. I want us to view this tape and I want us to learn what we don’t want happening here.”

100,000 march in London to support Palestinian resistance

The protest follows Israeli settlers attempted eviction of Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah, east Jerusalem, cops’ attacks on Al Aqsa mosque and airstrikes on Gaza.

New HSBC-backed coal plants will contribute to 19,000 deaths annually, new study estimates

Researchers said the total health impacts of the plants could amount to $6.2 billion a year.