Fischer Leads 22 Senators in Highlighting Key Concerns with EPA's Power Plan

Fischer Leads 22 Senators in Highlighting Key Concerns with EPA's Power Plan Senators Call for Rule’s Withdrawal READ ONLINE

Fischer Questions EPA Administrator on Costly Energy Regulation

Senator Fischer Comments at the Environment and Public Works Committee Hearing   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FygNtiOCw00&feature=youtu.be

Bredenkamp comments ahead of new EPA rules on power plants' carbon emissions

Omaha.com   WASHINGTON — Electric utilities in Nebraska and Iowa will be watching closely this morning when the Environmental Protection Agency releases groundbreaking new rules aimed at cutting the carbon pollution of existing power plants...

Fischer requests EPA to Extend Comment Period for Existing Coal-Fired Power Plants Rule

May 22, 2014 Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) today led a bipartisan group of 45 other senators in sending a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy requesting a 120-day public comment period for its proposed...

Court Upholds EPA Rule On Cross-State Pollution

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=307962721&ft=1&f=   Court Upholds EPA Rule On Cross-State Pollution by The Associated Press April 29, 2014 1:43 PM ET...

Governor Seeks Applicants for Natural Resources Commission

  http://governor.nebraska.gov/news/2014/04/16_natural_resources.html   CONTACT Jen Rae Wang, Communications Director Sue M. Roush   Gov. Heineman Seeks Applicants for Natural Resources Commission (Lincoln, Neb.) Gov. Dave Heineman is seeking qualified candidates to the newly-expanded Natural...

Nebraska Rural Electric Association Celebrates National Lineman Appreciation Day

  Lineman Appreciation Day     Nebraska Rural Electric Association Celebrates National Lineman Appreciation Day    NREA is recognizing April 18, 2014, as National Lineman Appreciation Day to honor the hardworking men who work often in challenging conditions to keep the power on. We are...

EPA pledges flexibility for states in power plant rule

TheHill.com   Environmental Protection Agency head Gina McCarthy sought to reassure state energy regulators Monday that the upcoming rule to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants would give states a great deal of flexibility. The regulation, which is central to President Obama'...

NPA Board Members Speak on Value of Public Power at Nebraska Chamber Event

    NPA Board Members Speak on Value of Public Power at Nebraska Chamber Event Nebraska’s low electric rates and high reliability create a competitive environment that supports economic development in our state, NPA representatives told attendees at the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s...

Court strikes down Nebraska law that allowed Keystone XL pipeline

OWH--Omaha.com   LINCOLN — A judge has declared unconstitutional a Nebraska law used to reroute the Keystone XL pipeline.Lancaster County District Judge Stephanie Stacy ruled Wednesday that the 2012 law improperly gave the governor authority to approve the pipeline route, said David Domina, an...

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