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Wildlife like these Sandhill Cranes are at risk from pipeline spills and construction (Photo: Len Radin)

Keystone XL Delayed, But Big Oil’s Scheming Goes On

11/16/2011 // By Peter LaFontaine

President Obama delays the nation’s dirtiest project, but is it enough to keep us safe? Read more >

Aerial shot of Alberta tar sands taken during NWF flyover.

Keystone XL Tar Sands Decision Reportedly Delayed (UPDATED)

11/10/2011 // By Miles Grant

“It’s a huge victory, and it would probably be the biggest environmental gift that President Barack Obama has given us,” said NWF’s Tony Iallonardo. Read more >

Unrefined tar sands (Photo: Flickr/Lou Gold)

The Top-10 Myths Vs. Facts About Keystone XL

11/3/2011 // By Peter LaFontaine

Let’s bust the biggest myths about Keystone XL one at a time, then find out how you can help stop the pipeline. Read more >

Nebraskans give TransCanada the CornFinger (Photo: Nic Callero, NWF)

Nebraska gives TransCanada the CornFinger

9/27/2011 // By Jenny Kordick

As a born and raised Iowan, I can’t say I’ve always thought fondly of my neighbors to the west.  Corn jokes aside, I am anticipating the new Big 10 match up between my Hawkeyes and the Huskers the fall. Without a doubt, […] Read more >

Nebraska Governor Tells Feds Keystone XL Route Unsafe

8/31/2011 // By Tony Iallonardo

The Keystone XL tar sands pipeline route is unsafe, and the federal government’s environmental risk analysis is wrongly optimistic. That’s the assessment of Nebraska Republican Governor Dave Heineman who today sent a letter to President Obama and Secretary of State […] Read more >

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Eco-Schools USA Case Study: Students Take the Lead at Lothrop

6/10/2011 // By Kate Hofmann

“My hands should never touch the recycling bins,” says Pamela Galus, the science specialist at Lothrop Science and Technology Magnet School in Omaha, Nebraska. At this bronze-level Eco-School, Galus strives to make sure students take the lead in every aspect […] Read more >

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Hitting Home: Floodwaters Force Relocations in Several States

6/7/2011 // By NWF

As major flooding events continue on the northern central Plains, my parents, other family members, and friends have been working non-stop the last few days to help evacuate people in neighboring towns now threatened by the rising river. Read more >

Bipartisan Nebraska State Senators Say Tar Sands Pipeline Dangerous

5/31/2011 // By Tony Iallonardo

Telling Secretary of State Hillary Clinton they need time to pass pipeline safety legislation in the state, a bipartisan group of five Nebraska state senators is urging a delay of Keystone XL’s approval for twelve months.  (The state is unicameral). […] Read more >

Back to Bullying for Tar Sands Pipeline Giant

4/18/2011 // By Tony Iallonardo

  TransCanada, the company plotting to build the Keystone XL 2,000-mile, $14 billion pipeline splicing through five states to ship Canadian crude oil to Gulf refineries has added yet one more misstep to its history of deception and misdeeds. Under […] Read more >

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Blow the Whistle on Polluter Abuse! [Audio]

9/28/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

Nebraska landowners and citizens will be able to blow the whistle on the heavy-handed tactics of Canadian oil giant TransCanada starting today. TransCanada is the company trying to run the dirty fuel into the U.S. along a 2000 mile proposed pipeline […] Read more >