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Nebraska
2:15 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

NRC: Fort Calhoun Station closer to restarting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Regulators say the idle Fort Calhoun nuclear plant is making good progress toward restarting for the first time in more than two years, but some significant issues remain unresolved.

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Business
2:37 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

MidAmerican Energy to install wind turbines in five Iowa counties

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Utilities Board has approved a plan from the state's largest utility company to install hundreds of wind turbines by the end of 2015.

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Government
1:28 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Lawmakers approve bill for wind farm incentives

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would use sales tax exemptions to attract wind farms to Nebraska has won final approval from lawmakers.

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Business
1:00 am
Fri May 17, 2013

NRC, OPPD holding public meeting Friday on Fort Calhoun Station

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission and OPPD have a public meeting scheduled Friday in Omaha about Fort Calhoun Station.

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Business
1:00 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Symposium focuses on energy costs, conserving resources

A symposium this Friday in Kearney will cover energy-related education programs and their impact, meeting the needs of low-income energy consumers, and exploring how utilities and consumer outreach organizations can work together to find solutions to the challenges presented by energy costs.

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Business
1:00 am
Wed February 27, 2013

Three more items added to Fort Calhoun Station re-start checklist

Fort Calhoun Station
Credit OPPD

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has added three more items to OPPD’s to-do list before Fort Calhoun Station can reopen.

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Business
12:57 pm
Tue February 26, 2013

OPPD warns of billing scam

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Public Power District has issued a warning about billing scams.

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Government
1:06 pm
Fri February 15, 2013

EPA providing smart growth assistance to Omaha and Bellevue

Omaha and Bellevue will get technical assistance from the EPA for sustainability programs.

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Government
10:46 am
Thu January 31, 2013

Lawsuit filed over pipeline review process

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska says a law that establishes a review process for a proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline is constitutional.

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Business
11:49 am
Tue January 8, 2013

OPPD officials: Fort Calhoun Station moving toward restart

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The troubled Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant in Nebraska is gradually moving closer to restart, but officials say significant work remains.

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