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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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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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Bold Nebraska, NE Sierra Club React to NPPD Coal-to-Hydrogen Conversion at Sheldon Station

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, April 17, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Ken Winston, 402-212-3737, kwinston@inebraska.com Bold Nebraska, Nebraska Sierra Club Statement on NPPD Action to Reduce State’s Coal Dependence Groups call for increased clean, renewable energy sources for Nebraska Lincoln, NE — Bold Nebraska and Nebraska Sierra Club — two groups that represent thousands of […]
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Jane Kleeb Appears on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” to Discuss New EPA Rules on Coal Plant Emissions

Mark Hefflinger
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Bold Nebraska director Jane Kleeb appeared on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” on Tuesday, July 3, to discuss the media’s handling of President Obama’s rollout of new rules from the Environmental Protection Agency that will reduce carbon emissions from the nation’s coal-fired power plants by 30% by 2030. Nebraska currently derives over 80% of its power […]
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Pres. Obama Announces New Carbon Pollution Regulations: Let’s Make the Transition

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President Obama announced new rules that limit the amount of carbon pollution that coal plants can emit into the air that all of our families breathe. This is the first time that coal plants will be required to regulate carbon pollution. Bold Nebraska’s energy policy is simple: no tarsands, less coal and more renewables. Statement on the […]
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