The Scottsbluff city council needed just 19 minutes to get through all the items on Monday’s agenda.
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Mead's Board of Trustees stripped AltEn of its permit to manufacture ethanol, but will allow the company to continue working with seed company giants Bayer, Corteva and Syngenta to cleanup pesticide contamination at the site.
“The criteria for the permit must be specific and clearly outlined before the process starts. You cannot have ad hoc requirements that are added halfway through the process," the ACLU attorney said.
Supervisors voted to grant a conditional use permit to the Texas firm to run the feedyard adjacent to AltEn over objections from seed companies who argued Mead Cattle bore some liability in the environmental cleanup at the ethanol plant.
Instead of pulling AltEn's conditional use permit outright, the Mead Planning Commission chose to recommend revoking the permit with exceptions to allow the company to continue cleaning up pesticide contamination at the site.
After being forced to abandon his attempt to allow permitless carry of concealed firearms in most Nebraska counties, State Sen. Tom Brewer of Gordon is planning a counter-offensive in 2022.
"There's good momentum for it right now. And next year is an election year. We'll get a really clear up-and-down vote on the Second Amendment."
A bill that would have allowed permitless concealed carry in nearly every Nebraska county was amended to focus on three, less controversial gun rights measures.
You could call the message near a Hanover County gateway a sign of the times in a nation with a growing intolerance for different political views.
The solar farm would be built in a rural area of Saunders County and, according to proponents, generate $9.5 million in property taxes over 30 years.
The Mead Planning Commission ultimately put off a decision, opting instead to take time to consider a proposal put forward by the plant to suspend the conditional use permit rather than revoking it outright.
Gun rights advocates supported bills that would ban Nebraska from enforcing any new federal gun laws and would allow counties to authorize permitless concealed carry.
Youth from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe ran in air as cold as 18 below zero Tuesday as they sought to apply pressure the Biden administration to shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Nebraskans and nonresidents trying to cure their coronavirus cabin fever last year looked to the outdoors — in record numbers.
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Eight environmental groups have submitted a petition to the Gallatin County Planning Board and Director requesting a more robust evaluation of a controversial development.
The Keystone XL pipeline, halted by President Joe Biden on his first day in office, has become a lightning rod nationally as part of the debate over climate change and the use of fossil fuels.
The move comes as new President Joe Biden is expected to revoke its permit, possibly as early as Wednesday.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is planning to cancel the permit for the $9 billion Keystone XL pipeline project as one of his first acts in of…
"If he had weird plans for me, he never got a chance to do it," said Lincoln real estate agent Ben Bleicher. "I don't have any reason to believe he was going to shoot me, but it sure gives me the heebie-jeebies."
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