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(AP/JournalStar.com) -- In the same week that the Obama administration rolled out its mandate to impose the first-ever federal limits on greenhouse gas pollution from power plants, the AP reports that the Energy Department this week announced that America's carbon dioxide output from power plants...Read more
By Cody Winchester and Joseph Morton / World-Herald staff writers Nebraska and Iowa would need to cut carbon emissions more aggressively than previously expected under a new White House plan for U.S. power plants, and Nebraska already is promising a court fight...Read more
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Bipartisan Affordable Reliable Energy Now Act (ARENA) Will Stop the EPA’s Attempted Electricity System Takeover While Restoring State Authority WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) joined her colleagues this afternoon to introduce new legislation that will halt the damaging effects of the...Read more
Former congressperson and current CEO of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Jo Ann Emerson writes an op-ed for The Hill (4/29, Emerson, 533K) in which she says of the nation’s...Read more
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

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