Tag: Nebraska

New Energy Roundup: May 2015

Ben Gotschall
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Energy Barn Update In April 2015, the Build Our Energy Barn built in the path of the Keystone Export pipeline generated 281 kilowatt-hours of electricity back onto Nebraska’s public power grid, which is enough energy to power a light bulb for 30 months.  To date, the Energy Barn has produced 5.15 megawatt-hours of clean energy […]
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ACTION NEEDED: Stop Packer Ownership of Livestock, Keep Local Control

Two bills will be heard in front of the Nebraska legislature’s Agriculture Committee on Tuesday, Feb. 10.  These bills would pave the way for meatpacker ownership of livestock and allow continued corporate takeover of agriculture in Nebraska by allowing Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO’s) to avoid the normal restrictions of the county planning and zoning […]
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Election Day Live Blog (Updates on Terry Race)

Jane Kleeb
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Update 6:52am, Nov. 5: Ashford now has 76, 354 votes to Terry’s 72,222. We will now wait to see if Terry concedes the race after a good night’s rest? Douglas County Election Commission said they will have another vote update on Friday, which is mail-in ballots and maybe some provisional ballots. We are waiting to see if the […]
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