Tag: Clean Power Plan

Union Pacific Execs Discussed Deregulatory Wishlist in Closed-Door Meeting with EPA’s Pruitt

Internal EPA records obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) by the Sierra Club have revealed that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt met in secret with Union Pacific executives in Omaha during his October 2017 trip to Nebraska, to discuss the company’s deregulatory wishlist. The email exchange between U.P. and EPA officials lists the attendees of […]
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Bold Nebraska Statement on Supreme Court Stay of Clean Power Plan, Gov. Ricketts Order to Halt State Work on Compliance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 10, 2016 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Bold Nebraska Statement on Supreme Court’s Stay of Clean Power Plan, Gov. Ricketts’ Order to Halt Development of State Compliance Plan Lincoln — In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s stay of the Clean Power Plan to reduce our country’s carbon pollution from coal-fired […]
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The Clean Power Plan and Nebraska

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Watch the Webinar: Nebraska Clean Power Plan Strategy Session (Feb. 10, 2016) The Clean Power Plan requires that the state of Nebraska reduce its carbon emissions by 40% by 2030. In Nebraska, we still rely on dirty coal-fired power plants for over 70% of our electricity, and they produce the vast majority of our carbon emissions, not to […]
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Bold Nebraska Responds to Gov. Ricketts’ Platte Institute Study Calling for State to Rely on Dirty Coal for Energy

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 30, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Bold Nebraska Responds to Gov. Ricketts’ Platte Institute Study Calling for State to Rely on Dirty Coal for Energy Lincoln — The Platte Institute — the pro-business group founded by Governor Pete Ricketts — recently issued a study that recommends Nebraska continue to rely […]
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Gov. Ricketts Ignores Nebraskans, Kicks the Can on Clean Energy With Lawsuit to Stop Nebraska Energy Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, October 23, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Mark Hefflinger, mark@boldnebraska.org Ricketts Ignores Nebraskans, Kicks the Can on Clean Energy with Lawsuit to Stop Nebraska Energy Plan Nebraska joins multi-state lawsuit targeting Pres. Obama’s plan to cut carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants Lincoln — Gov. Pete Ricketts and Atty. General […]
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Tell Gov. Ricketts: Don’t Kick the Can, Submit a Nebraska Energy Plan

Join us on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 5:30 p.m. outside the Governor’s mansion in Lincoln for a game of “Kick the Can!” Gov. Pete Ricketts must submit a Nebraska energy plan so that our state is able to meet our goal of 40% reduced carbon emissions that will bring substantial health benefits and savings, and the opportunity […]
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SIGN: Tell Gov. Ricketts to Support the Clean Power Plan

Tell Gov. Ricketts: Don’t kill the Clean Power Plan. Click here to add your name. Last week, President Obama announced the Clean Power Plan — a flexible, common-sense plan that will cut carbon pollution and help clean up our land, air and water. The Clean Power Plan will generate savings that protect our health and […]
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President Obama’s Clean Power Plan to Reduce Carbon Pollution, Usher in More Clean, Renewable Energy

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, August 3, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org President Obama’s Clean Power Plan to Reduce Carbon Pollution, Usher in More Clean, Renewable Energy Bold Nebraska calls on Gov. Ricketts to create a state plan now with citizen input; leave behind dead-end court cases Lincoln — President Obama on Monday officially […]
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