energy

Environment
8:04 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

WASHINGTON (AP) — A study paid for by the federal government says biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term.

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Government
5:54 am
Sat April 5, 2014

Lawmakers seek wind energy development in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An effort to encourage more wind energy development in Nebraska hit a roadblock this legislative session, but some Nebraska lawmakers are determined to capitalize on the state's wind potential.

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Nebraska
10:58 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Neb. nuke plant at full power after brief outage

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Utility officials say a Nebraska nuclear plant is operating at full power again after a brief outage last month.

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Government
2:39 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Iowa Senate backs clean energy tax credits

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Senate has advanced a pair of proposals intended to move the state forward with solar power and other forms of clean energy.

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Omaha
2:30 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Winona LaDuke speaks at UNO

A Native American advocate says the U.S. is in an “incredibly challenged” time.

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Government
1:44 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Solar tax credit expansion passes Senate committee

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill that increases available state money to encourage installation of solar power systems in Iowa has passed a Senate committee and moves forward to the full Senate.

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Government
2:38 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Keystone XL oil pipeline clears significant hurdle

WASHINGTON (AP) — The proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada has cleared a significant hurdle after the State Department raised no major environmental objections to its construction.

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Government
10:03 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Ethanol advocates join for hearing in Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says federal authorities must use "common sense" and reconsider a proposed reduction in the amount of ethanol that must be blended with gasoline.

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Government
8:03 am
Fri January 3, 2014

Iowa awarded $1.36M for solar tax credits in 2013

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Revenue Department says the state awarded $1.36 million in tax credits to Iowa people and companies for installing solar energy systems last year.

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Business
1:52 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

OPPD won't increase electricity rates next year

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Customers of the Omaha Public Power District won't see their electricity rates increase next year.

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