Environment

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The city of Omaha will take over cleanup efforts from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in removing contaminated soil from the lead Superfund site.

Omahans are encouraged to take alternative transportation over the hot summer months to reduce ground ozone levels.

A new report gives Douglas County a C grade when it comes to air pollution from ozone.

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is scheduled to act Wednesday on an application for a Sioux County disposal site for wastewater from oil exploration and production.

More than 100 companies from across the state of Iowa are working in the wind and solar energy supply chain.

A new report says Nebraska is the tenth healthiest state in the nation.

The American Wind Energy Association says Nebraska has the potential to be third in the nation in terms of gigawatt hours of electricity produced by wind.

Wind energy accounted for 4.8 percent of all electricity generated in Nebraska last year.

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

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

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