Author: Ben Gotschall

Bold Nebraska to Host Nebraska’s First “Diner Project” Breakfast on Sunday at Hub Café in Lincoln

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 20, 2017 Contact: Ben Gotschall, 402-705-8679, bdgotschall@gmail.com Bold Nebraska to Host Nebraska’s First “Diner Project” Breakfast on Sunday at Hub Café in Lincoln Project aims to bring Americans together for one-on-one conversations over breakfast  Lincoln — This Sunday morning, Bold Nebraska will host Nebraska’s first Diner Project event, a new venture that […]
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Support Fair Repair in Nebraska

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  A bill that would establish Fair Repair standards in Nebraska law will have a hearing this week. LB1072, introduced by Sen. Ken Haar (LD21), would require the manufacturers of everything from cell phones to tractors to provide the purchaser and/or independent repair technicians with documents, diagnostic software, and other information that would allow the […]
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Made In The Neb: Promoting Nebraska’s Bold Businesses + Clean Energy Production

Bold Nebraska welcomes you to the sign up form for “Made in the Neb.” Apply on the form below! Our mission is to highlight businesses, clean energy projects, and small farmers and ranchers in Nebraska who support five objectives Bold is working toward to help make Nebraska a great place to live and work. Let’s stand […]
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ACTION: Family Farm Lobby Day on Jan. 19 to Oppose LB 176

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Family Farm Lobby Day: Tuesday, Jan. 19  Take Action: LB 176, a Big Ag-friendly bill, is currently under consideration before the Nebraska legislature.  Your action is needed now to help prevent this bills from becoming law, which would have devastating consequences for our state’s family farmers and for anyone who cares about  keeping a viable family-farm […]
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New Energy Roundup: September 2015

Energy Barn Update In the month of August 2015, the Build Our Energy Barn in the proposed path of the Keystone Export pipeline generated 302 kilowatt-hours of clean energy onto Nebraska’s public power grid.  That is enough energy to power a refrigerator for 2 months.  To date, the Energy Barn has produced 6.2 megawatt-hours of […]
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Energy Barn Update: Summer 2015

Summer means sun, and when the sun shines, Nebraskans can take advantage of harnessing that energy to power our homes and businesses.  Bold Nebraska believes in adding more small-scale, distributed energy generation, like rooftop solar, to more communities in our state.  Solar energy saves money, keeps the air clean, and creates jobs for installers and […]
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Canadians, Stay Strong Against TransCanada’s Energy East Pipeline

The following is an excerpt from a longer piece previously published by the Canadian National Farmers Union on their website.  A link to the full post can be found here: http://www.nfu.ca/energy-east   Working with the Council of Canadians, I spent a week visiting communities in Manitoba and Saskatchewan along the Energy East pipeline path in the spring […]
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New Energy Roundup: May 2015

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Energy Barn Update In April 2015, the Build Our Energy Barn built in the path of the Keystone Export pipeline generated 281 kilowatt-hours of electricity back onto Nebraska’s public power grid, which is enough energy to power a light bulb for 30 months.  To date, the Energy Barn has produced 5.15 megawatt-hours of clean energy […]
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URGENT ACTION NEEDED: Defeat LB176, Stop Packer Ownership Of Livestock

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Take Action Your state senators need to hear from you now.  It is important that you contact your representative as well as many others in order to let the unicameral know that citizens do not support a government-facilitated corporate takeover of Nebraska agriculture.  For a directory of the state senators, click this link: http://nebraskalegislature.gov/pdf/senators/roster.pdf To find your state […]
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New Energy Roundup: April 2015

Energy Barn Update In March 2015, the Build Our Energy Barn built in the path of the Keystone Export pipeline generated 340 kilowatt-hours of electricity back onto Nebraska’s public power grid, which has the same carbon offset as planting 6 trees.  To date, the Energy Barn has produced 4.84 megawatt-hours of clean energy for Nebraska, […]
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