DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has joined a federal lawsuit that challenges new federal rules on the oversight of smaller waterways, tributaries and wetlands.

Omaha Together One Community is bringing together leaders of multiple faiths for an event ahead of Pope Francis’ address to Congress next week.

For the 8th year in a row, Creighton University has been awarded a Tree Campus USA designation. The campus features more than 3000 trees in over 100 different species.

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.