Tag: Nebraska Sierra Club

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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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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Nebraska Faith Leaders, Environmental Groups Applaud Pope Francis’ Encyclical Calling for Action to Address Climate Change

Click the link below to listen to a recording of today’s press call:   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 Contact: Kim Morrow, 402-405-9425, kim@nebraskaipl.org Dr. Richard Miller, 402-280-3618, richardmiller@creighton.edu Dennis Hamm, S.J., 402-280-3061, dhamm@creighton.edu Ven. Betsy Blake Bennett, 402-469-0133, deaconbetsy@windstream.net Ken Winston, 402-212-3737, kwinston@inebraska.com Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org   Nebraska Faith Leaders, Environmental Groups Applaud Pope Francis’ Encyclical Calling for Action to Address Climate Change Press call […]
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Nebraska Sierra Club’s Ken Winston: Update on Fracking Waste

END OF SESSION UPDATE ON FRACKING WASTE June 5, 2015 By Ken Winston, Nebraska Sierra Club Policy Advocate When I first heard that an out of state company was planning to dump fracking waste in an abandoned oil well in Western Nebraska, I knew that it was an important issue, one that needed greater public […]
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Bold Nebraska, NE Sierra Club Urge Legislature to Ensure All Citizens’ Voices Heard at May 27 Hearing on Fracking Waste Chemicals

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday May 14, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Ken Winston, 402-212-3737, kwinston@inebraska.com Bold Nebraska, NE Sierra Club Urge Legislature to Ensure All Citizens’ Voices Heard at May 27 Hearing on Fracking Waste Chemicals NE Sierra Club, Bold Nebraska support legislation from Sen. Chambers to compel disclosure of all toxic chemicals in […]
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Sen. Chambers Bill Would Force Disclosure of Fracking Chemicals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday May 7, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Ken Winston, 402-212-3737, kwinston@inebraska.com Bill Introduced to Force Disclosure of Fracking Chemicals NE Sierra Club, Bold Nebraska support legislation from Sen. Chambers Lincoln, NE — The Nebraska Legislature on Thursday voted in a supermajority (37-6) to suspend their rules and allow the introduction […]
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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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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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NE Sierra Club, Bold Nebraska Complaint Alleges Oil & Gas Commission Violated Open Meeting Laws

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 7, 2015 Contact: Ken Winston, 402-212-3737, kwinston@inebraska.com Nebraska Sierra Club, Bold Nebraska Complaint Alleges Oil & Gas Commission Violated Open Meetings Laws Groups call for expedited investigation by Attorney General Peterson Lincoln, NE — The Nebraska Sierra Club and Bold Nebraska on Tuesday filed a complaint (embedded below) with state Attorney […]
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