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Project Rawhide: Secret Corporation Uses City of Fremont’s Government as Mouthpiece

Project Rawhide…a name that sounds like an old Western movie in reality is a plan hatched by elected officials in Fremont to dump 160 acres of chicken barns on the small town of Nickerson, Nebraska. What really got local folks angry was the fact that this corporation’s name is being kept a secret. Unless you […]
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How to Caucus In Nebraska

Jane Kleeb
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Nebraska is about to get on the national map for the Democratic Caucus, which happens on March 5th all across our state. The Republicans do not hold a caucus in Nebraska, they instead vote in a traditional primary on May 10th, 2016. As we get closer to May, we will do a similar primer for […]
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2016 Candidate Survey

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*The New Energy Voter Guide is a joint project of Bold Nebraska and the New Energy Voter PAC and is not endorsed by any candidate or candidate’s committee.
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Up Shit Creek: What’s at Stake if LB176 Passes

If LB176 passes, allowing for the vertical integration of the hog industry in Nebraska, the degradation of our state’s valuable and already threatened water resources will soon follow. When State Senators, like Patty Pansing Brooks, argue that there will be time to institute state environmental laws to protect our water resources from dumping by new […]
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Update: Corporate Pig Bill Advances, Need Calls Before Final Vote

Jane Kleeb
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In a move that made China-owned Smithfield happy, enough Nebraska state senators seemed to enjoy the idea of big business over what is right for Nebraska family farmers. Enough state senators voted to advance an awful bill that hurts family farmers and our water. We hit a setback on Friday when the Legislature advanced the […]
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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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Guest Post: DeAnne’s Story on Signing with TransCanada

Jane Kleeb
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Landowners are at the heart of our fight against Keystone XL. We have many reasons to work to stop the export pipeline–violation of treaty rights, risks to water, eminent domain for private gain, destruction of habitat for critters we all love, and the the list goes on and on. Anyone that has followed Bold knows […]
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Lancaster County: Wind Zoning with Community

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The Lancaster County Planning Commission and Citizen Working Group have published their latest draft of wind turbine zoning regulations. Click here to read the proposed zoning (PDF). Bold Nebraska supports more wind development in our state. As counties are developing strong local control of energy—whether it is pipelines or wind turbines—we believe citizen and landowner […]
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