Tag: NOGCC

Bold Nebraska Applauds Court’s Reversal of Permit to Import Out-of-State Fracking Wastewater Into Nebraska

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 30, 2016 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Bold Nebraska Applauds Court’s Reversal of Permit to Import Out-of-State Fracking Wastewater Into Nebraska District Judge Derek Weimer sides with Sioux County landowners, says Nebraska Oil & Gas Commission overstepped its authority Lincoln, NE — Bold Nebraska applauds District Judge Derek Weimer’s ruling that […]
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Dec. 15: Legislature Hearing on Fracking, Oil & Gas Commission

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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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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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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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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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VIDEO: Fracking Wastewater Well Hearing

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SIGN the PETITION: >>DON’T FRACK OUR WATER<< The Nebraska Oil & Gas Conservation Commission held a hearing on Tuesday, March 24 on an out-of-state company’s (“Terex” or “T-Rex Oil”) application to export its toxic fracking wastewater into Nebraska, moving 80 truckloads carrying 10,000 barrels per day of pollution destined to be dumped into a disposal […]
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