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DNC Will Take Fossil Fuel Money After All

DNC Will Take Fossil Fuel Money After All

That was fast. Just two months after the Democratic National Committee (DNC) unanimously prohibited donations from fossil fuel companies, the DNC voted 30-2 on Friday on a resolution that critics say effectively reverses the ban, The Huffington Post reported. The resolution, introduced by DNC Chair Tom Perez, allows the committee to accept donations from “workers, […]

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    Meet Jane Kleeb: Nebraska’s Boldest Keystone XL Pipeline Fighter

    Meet Jane Kleeb: Nebraska’s Boldest Keystone XL Pipeline Fighter

    By Nicole Greenfield In the red state of Nebraska, people know Jane Kleeb for her politics. She’s a progressive Democrat in a land of Trump voters, after all. But people also know the 44-year-old Kleeb, a Florida native who moved to Nebraska in 2007 after marrying into a family of local homesteaders, as someone who […]

    Hear From the Bold Nebraskans Who Won’t Give Up Fighting Keystone XL Pipeline

    Hear From the Bold Nebraskans Who Won’t Give Up Fighting Keystone XL Pipeline

    By Nicole Greenfield When TransCanada began knocking on doors throughout Nebraska in 2008, most residents didn’t know much about its Keystone XL pipeline or the dirty tar sands oil it would be transporting. The energy company was negotiating easements with local landowners in order to secure a route for its multibillion-dollar project—which would run north […]

    14 Pipeline Projects in 24 States … Which Will Be the Next Battleground?

    14 Pipeline Projects in 24 States … Which Will Be the Next Battleground?

    Encouraged by the Obama administration’s shelving of the Keystone XL pipeline and its revoked authorization for construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline on federal lands, activists are now eyeing new battles. At least 14 new pipeline projects are in the works, carrying both oil and natural gas. These projects involve at least 24 states, adding […]