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Nebraska authorities mistakenly released more than 300 criminals from prison early and are trying to track the two dozen they want to put back in jail, state officials said.
In North Omaha, Nebraska, local residents just won a powerful, inspiring victory to move their utility beyond coal. After years of amazing community activism from local parents, business owners, residents, citizen groups, and community leaders, last week the Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve plans to not only phase out the use of coal at its Nort...
The Omaha Public Power District in Nebraska announced on Thursday that it will retire three coal units in the next two years at its North Omaha plant and transition two other units to natural gas within a decade.The three coal units will be retired by 2016, the public utility said. Another two units at that plant will get updated pollution controls by 2016 as well, and will transition to burnin...
Two massive tornadoes swept through northeast Neb., killing one and injuring several.
(Reuters) - Two large tornadoes swept farming areas of northeastern Nebraska on Monday, causing severe damage to at least one town and some injuries, according to officials and media reports.
PILGER, Neb. (AP) — At least one person was killed and 16 others were in critical condition on Monday after massive tornadoes swept through northeast Nebraska, destroying more than half of the town of Pilger, hospital and emergency officials said.The National Weather Service said at least two twisters touched down within roughly a mile of each other. Emergency crews and residents spent the even...
(Reuters) - Large tornadoes hit rural areas of northeastern Nebraska on Monday afternoon, with reports of property damage, according to forecasters and the Weather Channel.
Nebraska, Iowa Severe Weather: Baseball-Sized Hail And Water Rescues - Weather.com Hailstorm Pummels Nebraska
Residents in parts of Nebraska and Iowa woke up Wednesday morning to the aftermath of a round of severe weather Tuesday that brought torrential rains, baseball-sized hail, winds of up to 100 mph and possible tornadoes, including record-setting rainfall in Omaha, Nebraska.
Environmental NewsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Lenexa, Kan., May 12, 2014) - EPA is providing $100,000 applied research funding for the City of Omaha, Neb., to establish a water monitoring network around the installation of green infrastructure systems.?Green infrastructure provides many co...
DENVER (AP) — Much of Interstate 80 in southern Wyoming is closed after a spring storm brought up to 3 feet of snow to the Rockies and severe thunderstorms and tornadoes to the Midwest.