Environment

General News
6:06 am
Wed February 20, 2013

Releases from Gavins Point Dam currently at 14,000 cfs to conserve water

This year’s Missouri River runoff season begins with reservoirs drawn down significantly. 

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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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Other Content
2:32 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

Omaha and Millard Schools Order Cleaner Buses

Blue Bird Vision Bus

The Omaha and Millard Public Schools ordered more than 400 Blue Bird Propane-Powered Vision school buses, each equipped with ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas fuel systems.

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General News
6:06 am
Thu January 10, 2013

U-S Army Corps of Engineers says reservoir levels are down significantly

The Corps held its first conference call of 2013 on Tuesday to update basin forecasts, weather conditions and reservoir operations.

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Nebraska
11:27 am
Mon November 12, 2012

Nebraskans asked to report migration of whooping cranes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraskans are being asked to keep an eye out for whooping cranes as the birds migrate through Nebraska on their way to winter grounds along the Gulf Coast in Texas.

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General News
5:06 am
Thu September 27, 2012

The Green Home Tour features six new and existing homes that showcase green living techniques

For the 5th year, the Green Omaha Coalition is offering its Green Home Tour.

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Omaha
1:00 am
Tue September 4, 2012

Science Cafe to focus on prairies, wildlife

Nebraska’s prairies and the wildlife that call them home are the subject of Tuesday's UNMC Science Café.

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General News
3:14 pm
Tue August 14, 2012

A New Electric Transmission Line Will Relieve Congestion, Enhance Security and Advance Wind Energy

The Midwest Transmission Project is a partnership between OPPD and Kansas City Power & Light to plan and construct a 150-190 mile electric power transmission line from Kansas City to Nebraska City. 

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Health/Medical
5:06 am
Tue August 7, 2012

Swap Your Old Gas Can for a New One on Wednesday

The City of Omaha is hosting a Gas Can Exchange Event on Wednesday at Tranquility Park. 

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General News
3:29 pm
Thu August 2, 2012

Bioretention gardens installed on MCC's Fort Omaha Campus

Metro Community College

Metropolitan Community College has partnered with the city of Omaha’s Stormwater Program to create two bioretention gardens on its Fort Omaha Campus.

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