Environment http://kios.org en Omaha celebrates Earth Day http://kios.org/post/omaha-celebrates-earth-day <p>Omaha’s annual celebration of Earth Day is this Saturday. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 Katie Schubert 45843 at http://kios.org Joslyn Institute partners with Chinese company to help build sustainability programs http://kios.org/post/joslyn-institute-partners-chinese-company-help-build-sustainability-programs <p><a href="http://www.ecospheres.com">The Joslyn Institute for Sustainable Communities </a>will partner with a private Chinese company to look at ways to aid the city of Guanghzhou with its pollution problems.</p><p></p><p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 19:58:44 +0000 Cheril Lee 43368 at http://kios.org Joslyn Institute partners with Chinese company to help build sustainability programs Bills address Nebraska water projects, sustainability http://kios.org/post/bills-address-nebraska-water-projects-sustainability <p>Three bills in the Nebraska Legislature seek to provide funding for sustainable water projects. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 14:02:51 +0000 Katie Schubert 43086 at http://kios.org Heineman cancels Nebraska study on climate change http://kios.org/post/heineman-cancels-nebraska-study-climate-change <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman has canceled a Legislature-approved study on climate change, saying it would duplicate research work by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Wed, 04 Dec 2013 14:13:10 +0000 Associated Press 39766 at http://kios.org Neb. Environmental Trust sees uptick in grant apps http://kios.org/post/neb-environmental-trust-sees-uptick-grant-apps <p>LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state agency that awards grants for Nebraska environmental projects is seeing an uptick in requests as other funding sources dwindle.</p><div> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 16:29:38 +0000 Associated Press 39471 at http://kios.org Green in the City: Finalists chosen for urban open space project http://kios.org/post/green-city-finalists-chosen-urban-open-space-project <p>Five finalists have been chosen to develop plans for an open green space in downtown Omaha. Wed, 27 Nov 2013 13:55:14 +0000 Katie Schubert 39460 at http://kios.org Iowa Gov. unveils website aimed at water quality http://kios.org/post/iowa-gov-unveils-website-aimed-water-quality <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has launched a new state website that he says will help encourage efforts to reduce water pollution in Iowa.</span> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 18:51:21 +0000 Associated Press 38018 at http://kios.org Budget cuts forcing closure of some Nebraska state parks http://kios.org/post/budget-cuts-forcing-closure-some-nebraska-state-parks <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Game and Parks commissioners say a tight budget is forcing the temporary closure of nearly 30 parks.</span> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 16:47:13 +0000 Associated Press 35276 at http://kios.org Omaha manufacturing and design firm looks to grow its business---and the product they use http://kios.org/post/omaha-manufacturing-and-design-firm-looks-grow-its-business-and-product-they-use <p>An Omaha manufacturing and design business to expand its operations and grow the materials used to make its furniture. Thu, 29 Aug 2013 12:55:03 +0000 Katie Schubert 35194 at http://kios.org Ozone Awareness Week in Omaha http://kios.org/post/ozone-awareness-week-omaha <p>This week is an Ozone Awareness Week in Omaha. Mon, 15 Jul 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Katie Schubert 32992 at http://kios.org