September 5, 2012 – Bold Nebraska Executive Director Jane Kleeb released the following statement in response to TransCanada’s new proposed route for the Keystone XL tarsands pipeline:
“The new route still risks our land, water and property rights.

The new route still crosses high water tables, sandy soil which leads to higher vulnerability of contamination and still crosses the Ogallala Aquifer, the lifeblood of Nebraska’s economy.

“We will not allow middle American to be the middle man for a foreign tarsands pipeline wanting to export their extreme form of energy to the highest bidder.

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