Environment

Omaha
11:34 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Use of alternative transportation encouraged during July

Bus fares are reduced in the Omaha metro area during July as part of the Little Steps, Big Impact campaign.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

You can ride the bus during July in the Omaha metro area for 50 cents.

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Nebraska
8:02 am
Tue June 24, 2014

Report examines pollution in Nebraska's waterways

A new report says Nebraska has the sixth most polluted waterways in the nation.

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Nebraska
8:27 am
Thu June 12, 2014

Mining firm meets with Nebraska landowners

ELK CREEK, Neb. (AP) — Many southeast Nebraska residents hope a Canadian firm will eventually build a mine to extract a rare mineral used to make steel from deep beneath the ground, but they're not counting on it.

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General News
6:06 am
Mon May 5, 2014

MidAmerican Energy to Supply Google's Council Bluffs Campus with Renewable Energy

Google and MidAmerican Energy have entered into a renewable energy agreement.

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Education
1:00 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Creighton named to list of best green colleges

Creighton University is being recognized for sustainability efforts.

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Education
2:30 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

OPS, Fontenelle Elementary given green ribbon designation

The Omaha Public Schools district is one of nine nationwide to be recognized for sustainability efforts.

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Omaha
2:00 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Omaha celebrates Earth Day

Omaha’s annual celebration of Earth Day is this Saturday.

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General News
1:58 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

Joslyn Institute partners with Chinese company to help build sustainability programs

Pearl River Delta

The Joslyn Institute for Sustainable Communities will partner with a private Chinese company to look at ways to aid the city of Guanghzhou with its pollution problems.

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Government
8:02 am
Tue February 18, 2014

Bills address Nebraska water projects, sustainability

Three bills in the Nebraska Legislature seek to provide funding for sustainable water projects.

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Government
8:13 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Heineman cancels Nebraska study on climate change

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.

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