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Press Release: USDA Invests $2.5 Billion in Rural Electric Infrastructure

WASHINGTON – Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced [yesterday]  that USDA is investing $2.5 billion in rural electric infrastructure improvements to help create jobs and support economic development in 27 states.

“These significant investments will help develop and maintain modern, reliable electric infrastructure that businesses and rural communities need in a 21st Century economy,” Perdue said. “The loans I am announcing today will help utilities and cooperatives build new transmission and distribution lines, upgrade networks and facilities, and better manage the power grid.” Click here to read more.

Midwest States Receiving USDA Electric Loans: Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin

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The People’s Film Festival: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power will be shown Monday, November 6th at 7pm in the Common Room at First Unitarian Church, 3114 Harney Street in Omaha.

Despite Climate Change Setbacks, Al Gore ‘Comes Down On The Side Of Hope’

 By Steve Inskeep, NET Nebraska

Former Vice President Al Gore helped shape the conversation about climate change with An Inconvenient Truth. Now he’s back with a sequel — called An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Powerdue out next month — and it follows Gore as he continues the crusade he made famous with that first film. The movie shows Gore standing in Miami floodwater, flying over imploding boulders of ice in Greenland and in Paris — trying to push the climate agreement over the finish line. Continue reading.

Photo: When it comes to convincing climate change deniers, Al Gore says, “Mother Nature is more persuasive than the scientific community.” Credit: Claire Harbage/NPR 

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