Hear no evil: At TransCanada's news briefing before the Nebraska hearing, a company spokesman got a bit testy with OnEarth editor-at-large Ted Genoways, who reported earlier this week on a company land agent using his ties to the local Baptist church in easement negotiations with land owners. “We’ll deal with you later,” the spokesman told Genoways. Here’s the transcript.
Tar Heel troubles: This edition of Today OnEarth is apparently brought to you by states that start with the letter “N,” as columnist David Gessner laments the descent of his newly elected lawmakers into a furor of anti-science crusading and “drill anywhere” nonsense. In a very short time, North Carolina’s leaders have done the impossible, he concludes: “they have made South Carolina look good.”
UNEARTHED: In the News, from Our Archives Don’t think public hearings can sway public opinion? Think again. Read Ted Genoways’s moving account of the last KXL hearing in Nebraska, in which one cowboy poet’s plea for the land he loves captivated Cornhusker country.
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