State authorities in Nebraska just issued a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline – but along a different path than the original route TransCanada wanted. We’re still determining exactly what this re-route means, but we know one thing for sure: this pipeline will not be built. Join the Promise to Protect and commit to traveling to the pipeline route to engage in peaceful creative resistance when called upon by frontline leaders.
TransCanada’s Keystone 1 pipeline leaked 210,000 gallons of oil Thursday, just days before the Nebraska will decide the fate of Donald Trump’s pet project, Keystone XL – a proposed expansion of the same pipeline system.
August 7th begins the week-long hearings in Nebraska that could decide the fate of the Keystone XL pipeline. After Trump rubber stamped this project just days after he took office, a five person commission will now decide if TransCanada can get a permit through the state.
The fate of the Keystone XL pipeline will be decided in the next two months – and we need your help to defeat this project once and for all. Join us for a huge march on Sunday, August 6th in Lincoln, Nebraska to urge state decision makers to reject Keystone XL.
I spent six days along the route of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, meeting with various leaders and people who’d be directly impacted by the project. Here’s the top three reflections I came away with from my visit.