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The Nebraska Rural Electric Association is proud to join other power utilities and residents across the nation in recognizing Monday, April 13 as National Lineman Appreciation Day. This national day of recognition allows us to further honor the men and women who work to ensure the safe and reliable...Read more
From the April 7, 2015 issue of Public Power Daily Originally published April 6, 2015 By Jeannine Anderson News Editor read more...Read more
At a hearing Wednesday, February 11, 2015, before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) pressed for the EPA to rollback proposed rules over carbon dioxide emissions. She released the following statement after the hearing:...Read more
McConnell Names Sen. Fischer as Counsel to Senate Majority Leader WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced today that he has appointed Sen. Deb Fischer, (R-NE), to serve as a counsel to the Majority Leader in the 114th Congress...Read more
Fischer Leads 22 Senators in Highlighting Key Concerns with EPA's Power Plan Senators Call for Rule’s Withdrawal READ ONLINERead more
Senator Fischer Comments at the Environment and Public Works Committee Hearing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FygNtiOCw00&feature=youtu.beRead more
Omaha.com WASHINGTON — Electric utilities in Nebraska and Iowa will be watching closely this morning when the Environmental Protection Agency releases groundbreaking new rules aimed at cutting the carbon pollution of existing power plants...Read more
May 22, 2014 Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) today led a bipartisan group of 45 other senators in sending a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy requesting a 120-day public comment period for its proposed...Read more
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=307962721&ft=1&f= Court Upholds EPA Rule On Cross-State Pollution by The Associated Press read moreRead more
http://governor.nebraska.gov/news/2014/04/16_natural_resources.html CONTACT Jen Rae Wang, Communications Director Sue M. Roush Gov. Heineman Seeks Applicants for Natural Resources Commission (Lincoln, Neb.) Gov. Dave Heineman is seeking qualified candidates to the newly-expanded Natural Resources...Read more
Lineman Appreciation Day Nebraska Rural Electric Association Celebrates National Lineman Appreciation Day NREA is recognizing April 18, 2014, as National Lineman Appreciation Day to honor the hardworking men who work often in challenging conditions to keep the power on...Read more
TheHill.com Environmental Protection Agency head Gina McCarthy sought to reassure state energy regulators Monday that the upcoming rule to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants would give states a great deal of flexibility. The regulation, which is central to President Obama's...Read more

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