Tag: Ken Haar

ACTION: Protect our Water Against Fracking Waste—Support LB 1082

Thanks to all of the citizens who stood up and took action last year when an out-of-state company applied to build a fracking wastewater injection well in western Nebraska, legislation was introduced in the Legislature this session that would add some long-overdue upgrades to protections for our land and water, and reassess the role of the Nebraska […]
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Dec. 15: Legislature Hearing on Fracking, Oil & Gas Commission

Mark Hefflinger
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The Nebraska Legislature will hold a public hearing Tuesday, Dec. 15th at 1PM on two bills related to fracking wastewater and the Nebraska Oil & Gas Conservation Commission currently tasked with both regulating and promoting the oil industry in our state. WHAT: Legislature Hearing on Fracking, Oil & Gas Commission WHERE: Room 1525, Nebraska State Capitol […]
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Sept. 22: Public Hearing in Sidney on Oil & Gas Commission, Fracking Issues

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Thanks to all of the citizens who have spoken out against importing fracking wastewater for disposal in Nebraska, the Legislature has scheduled a public hearing in Sidney, NE on Sept. 22. Citizens are encouraged to testify in person, or else submit written comments via the form below that Bold Nebraska and Nebraska Sierra Club will submit […]
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Despite Senators’ Call for Halt, Public Opposition, Oil Commission Plans Fracking Well Vote

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Ken Winston, 402-212-3737, kwinston@inebraska.com Oil Commission Plans Fracking Wastewater Well Vote, Despite Call for Delay From Coalition of Senators, Lincoln Journal Star NOGCC again violates state meeting laws with April 22 “special meeting” Lincoln, NE — Bold Nebraska and Nebraska Sierra Club today […]
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Contact State Senators to Urge Support for LB965, “True Cost of Energy” Bill

Mark Hefflinger
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ACTION: Call and email Nebraska state senators now and urge them to support LB 965, the “True Cost of Energy” bill being debated in the legislature today. Click here to find senators’ contact information. Introduced by Sen. Ken Haar, LB 965 is a revision of the “true cost of energy” bill. It includes many other […]
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Rachel Maddow Interviews NE Sen. Ken Haar on Climate Deniers

Rachel Maddow had Nebraska state Sen. Ken Haar on her show on Tuesday, Oct. 29, to talk about how a committee appointed by Republican Gov. Dave Heinemant hijacked his bill in the Nebraska Legislature that tasked the state’s scientists with studying the effects of climate change in Nebraska, by prohibiting any mention of human impact. […]
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