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A Prudent Action on the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline: Waiting for a Legal Pipeline Route through Nebraska

April 24, 2014 by Danielle Droitsch
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Keystone Nebraska Route

The State Department has extended the comment period for the agencies weighing in on the Keystone pipeline. In their announcement, State cited the fact there is no legal route through the state of Nebraska and there won’t likely be one for at least another 6 months to a year or more.[read more]

Nebraska Court Finds the Proposed Route for Keystone XL Unconstitutional

February 21, 2014 by NRDC Switchboard

Keystone Route Ruling

In what could turn out to be a major victory for farmers, ranchers and other landowners, Nebraska’s District court has declared the route for the that section of the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline through the state to be unconstitutional.[read more]

New Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Permit Rejected by Nebraska Residents

May 5, 2012 by Rocky Kistner
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TransCanada’s latest Keystone XL tar sands pipeline plan filed with the U.S. State Department has done nothing to quell local Nebraska opposition to the controversial project to pipe tar sands oil all the way to the Gulf for export. Nebraska residents say the massive pipeline plan still jeopardizes the world’s largest fresh...[read more]

He said what?

February 4, 2010 by John Whitehead
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President Barack Obama said for the first time Tuesday that legislation that would require industries to pay for emissions of greenhouse gases may need to be separated from a more popular "green jobs" bill in the Senate, a maneuver that could kill what once had been one of the administration's top policy priorities. Answering a...[read more]

Wind sensor increased turbine energy output by 12.3 per cent

December 15, 2009 by Tyler Hamilton

Catch The Wind is making good on its Vindicator trial projects, including one wind-farm trial with the Nebraska Public Power District. The company said its laser wind sensor increased energy output on one turbine by an average of 12.3 per cent by allowing the blades and direction of the nacelle to be better aligned with oncoming wind and...[read more]