Nebraska - LB504 - 2017

Provide for a moratorium on industrial development of wind energy projects and for a task force study as prescribed

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Added On: 04-11-2017
Updated On: 01-17-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Tom Brewer





Actions (6)

  • 01-18-2017 - Date of introduction
  • 01-20-2017 - Referred to Natural Resources Committee
  • 01-24-2017 - Groene name added
  • 01-24-2017 - Notice of hearing for March 01, 2017
  • 01-03-2018 - Title printed. Carryover bill
  • 04-18-2018 - Indefinitely postponed

News (2)

Nebraska Farmers Union Testifies Against Wind Moratorium Legislation - WNAX
Published by wnax.com
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 13:30:06 GMT

The Nebraska Unicameral's Natural Resources Committee took testimony Wednesday on LB 504, calling for a two year moratorium on wind development in 13 counties in the Sand Hills area of the state. Both the Nebraska Farmers Union and Chamber of Commerce ...

Lawmakers kill bill allowing private energy developers to compete in Nebraska's public power-only market - Omaha World-Herald
Published by omaha.com
Tue, 07 Mar 2017 19:08:16 GMT

Meanwhile, the committee declined to kill a bill that would place a two-year moratorium on wind development in the Sand Hills to allow for a cooling-off period and more study on the contentious issue. LB 504, sponsored by Sen. Tom Brewer of Gordon ...