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Senator works to protect the earth

By Don Walton, Lincoln Journal Star

Senator Ken Haar
With time running out on his days as a state senator, Ken Haar of Malcolm has presented the 2016 Legislature with a clean energy agenda and is preparing to rally young Nebraskans to protect their future.

“There is an urgency” now as the world accepts the reality of climate change, Haar said during an interview in his Capitol office. “There is so much to do.”

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The public is invited: Reverend Lennox Yearwood of the Hip Hop Caucus will deliver the Keynote Address for the Nebraska Youth Summit on Climate this Wednesday, January 27th at 7 p.m. in UNL’s Nebraska Union, 14th & R. Click here for more information.

ADDITIONAL RECOMMENDED READING
Senator Ken Haar Introduces LB1071 – The Solar Energy Economic Development Act & Additional Energy-Related Bills

Nebraska Senators Push for Better Wind Energy Incentives

by Paul Hammel / World-Herald Bureau

LINCOLN — A group of senators is gearing up another push for better incentives for wind energy projects in Nebraska, including a first-ever production tax credit.

With the expiration of the federal production tax credit and growing demand for clean energy by companies and utilities, lawmakers say now is the time to remove barriers and increase incentives for wind farms.

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