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Keystone XL Fact Sheet

Nation’s Largest Aquifer At Risk The route crosses the Ogallala Aquifer, which is one of the country’s largest sources of freshwater. (Bold Nebraska) A spill in the Ogallala Aquifer threatens the drinking water of millions of Americans. (Bold Nebraska) A University of Nebraska at Lincoln professor estimated that the pipeline could have 91 significant spills […]
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Comment Periods Open on NPPD R-Project

Ben Gotschall
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After a series of hearings in communities affected by their Proposed R-Project power line, Nebraska Public Power District is still accepting public comments on the proposed power line project. ┬áThe project met with opposition at the hearings, with landowners and citizens voicing concerns over property rights, property values, environmental damage and dangers to wildlife. ┬áSave […]
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