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Federal Court Tosses Nebraska's "Jump-the-Gun" Lawsuit Against EPA Power Plant Standards

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David Doniger, Director, Climate and Clean Air Program, Washington, D.C.:The federal district court in Lincoln, Nebraska, yesterday threw out a lawsuit by that state’s attorney general attacking the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed standards for carbon pollution from new electric power plants.  Judge John M. Gerrard ruled that the attorney...

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on Oct 08, 2014 at 11:55 PM
Neil Young, Willie Nelson a...

Neil Young, Willie Nelson and 7,000 in Nebraska Stand Up to the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

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Susan Casey-Lefkowitz, Director of Programs, Washington, D.C.:Under a warm September sun, thousands spread out across the cornfield on the Tanderup family farm in Neligh, Nebraska. We sang along with Neil Young and Willie Nelson to honor the beautiful Nebraska farms and ranches, waters and traditional...

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on Sep 28, 2014 at 06:20 AM
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Nebraska doctors say Ebola patient making progress

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska doctors treating the man who became infected with Ebola while working in Liberia said Sunday that he is making progress, but it's not yet clear if he will recover.

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on Sep 08, 2014 at 02:50 AM
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TransCanada is responsible for prolonged routing process for the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline

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Anthony Swift, Attorney, International Program, Washington, DC:On September 5th the Nebraska Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the state’s appeal of a ruling that found that the expedited process used by governor to approve the route for the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline was unconstitutional....

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on Sep 05, 2014 at 07:23 PM

Full house likely as Nebraska top court hears Keystone XL case

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Backers and opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline are expected to pack a courtrooom in Lincoln on Friday when the Nebraska Supreme Court hears arguments about whether the state's governor was wrong to approve a route for the controversial project.

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on Sep 05, 2014 at 07:20 PM
Ebola-infected doctor headi...

Ebola-infected doctor heading to Nebraska

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Third U.S. aid worker infected with virus during current outbreak to be treated in Omaha, Neb.

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on Sep 04, 2014 at 10:20 PM

In Keystone pipeline debate, Nebraska high court will have sway

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nebraska's top court will hear arguments on Friday about how the Keystone XL pipeline might cross the state - a narrow question of routing and permitting that has clouded the project's fate after more than five years of wrangling at the federal level.

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on Sep 04, 2014 at 10:20 PM

Settlement with Omaha Tribe of Nebraska Creates Sustainable Path Forward for Tribal Utility Operations to Protect Residents and Environment (NE)

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Environmental NewsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Lenexa, Kan., Aug. 29, 2014) - The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska, a federally recognized Native American tribe located in northeastern Nebraska, and the Tribe?s Utilities Commission have reached a settlement with the United States to improve the Tribe?...

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on Aug 29, 2014 at 09:53 PM

Settlements with Pair of Related Norfolk, Neb., Pesticide Companies to Improve Pesticide Safety and Reliability (NE)

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Environmental NewsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Lenexa, Kan., Aug. 29, 2014) - Custom Feed Services Corporation and Earthworks Health LLC, two separate pesticide companies based in Norfolk, Neb., with common ownership, have agreed to pay civil penalties totaling $74,513 to settle allegations related to the ...

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on Aug 29, 2014 at 09:53 PM
Rumormongering: Rumored Oba...

Rumormongering: Rumored Obama Buy Actually Sold to a Couple from Nebraska

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As was suggested days after the rumor started circulating and pretty obvious from the get-go, the Obamas did not spend $3.5M on a contemporary mansion in the Rancho Mirage neighborhood of Thunderbird Heights back in July, because that is...

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on Aug 27, 2014 at 05:20 PM