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Nebraskans Install First Solar Panels Inside the Keystone XL Pipeline Route

Silver Creek, NE -- On July 29, the “Solar XL” project placed its first solar panels along the route of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, on the farm of Nebraska landowners Jim and Chris Carlson near Silver Creek.

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Groups Launch Campaign to Build Solar Inside the Keystone XL Pipeline Route

Omaha, NE — On Thursday, Bold Nebraska, 350.org, Indigenous Environmental Network, CREDO and Oil Change International launched "Solar XL," a campaign to build solar arrays along the route of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska.

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Senators and Movement Leaders Introduce 100 Percent Clean Energy Bill

Washington, D.C. -- On Thursday, ahead of the People's Climate March on Saturday, Senator Jeff Merkley, Senator Bernie Sanders, and Senator Ed Markey stood beside movement leaders to introduce legislation that will completely phase out fossil fuel use by 2050. The “100 by ‘50 Act” outlines a bold plan to support workers and to prioritize low-income communities while replacing oil, coal and gas with clean energy sources like wind and solar.

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Climate Groups Launch Wave of Resistance During Congressional Recess

Washington, DC -- Climate, labor, environmental and social justice advocates are teaming up this April Recess to turn up the heat on lawmakers over Trump’s executive orders and his proposed budget, all of which spell disaster for our climate and communities.

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Exxon Dealt Major Legal Blow in Effort to Dodge Climate Fraud Probe

In a decision released Wednesday, Exxon Mobil lost its bid to have their complaint against Attorneys General Eric Schneiderman and Maura Healey heard by a sympathetic Texas judge.

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With Plagiarized Praise, Trump White House Becomes Mouthpiece for ExxonMobil

Yesterday, ExxonMobil announced plans to spend $20 billion to expand fossil fuel infrastructure in the Gulf of Mexico, one of the world’s most vulnerable regions to climate change. Just minutes after new CEO Darren Woods announced Exxon’s plans, Trump’s White House released its own statement praising the news, plagiarizing a paragraph verbatim from Exxon’s own.

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Amid Controversy, Senate Confirms Former Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson to Be Secretary of State

On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate voted 56-43 in favor of recent former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be the next Secretary of State.

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Scientists Warn Senators: Trump Pick Scott Pruitt Would Silence Science at the EPA

Leading up to a committee vote, advocates are taking to social media and urging Senators to reject Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt’s nomination for EPA Administrator, using the hashtag #PollutingPruitt and citing his fossil fuel ties and climate science denialism. Tuesday's Twitter storm, starting at 3:00 pm EST, comes after a memo sent to the EPA last week by the Trump administration suspended all internal grants and all external communications from the agency, including the distribution of scientific findings.

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In First 100 Hours of Trump Administration, Students Nationwide Walk-Out of Class

New York, NY -- Within 100 hours of Donald Trump’s inauguration, in the first and largest youth-led mobilization of 2017, thousands of students across the country walked-out of class in protest of Trump and his corrupt fossil fuel billionaire cabinet. This comes just two days after nearly 3 million people mobilized in Women’s Marches around the world. Students on dozens of campuses across the country are demanding administrations resist and reject Trump’s climate denial cabinet by divesting from fossil fuels and reinvesting in solutions to the climate crisis.

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Protesters Urge Senators to Block Trump EPA Nom Scott Pruitt Outside Confirmation Hearing

More than 100 people rallied outside the Dirksen Building in Washington, D.C., today demonstrating opposition to the appointment of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt for EPA Administrator. Protesters carried signs and banners and wore face masks, urging Senators to #StopPruitt.

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