Radon poisonings raise awareness

February 25th, 2016

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – If you’ve bought a home in Eastern Nebraska or Western Iowa over the past 10 years, you’ve probably heard of Radon. The cancer causing gas can seep into a home through the soil under the house.

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Where does Omaha stand after 15 years of EPA cleanup?

May 16th, 2014

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – It’s been 15 years since the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) started clean-up work at the Omaha Lead Superfund Site. What caused the largest lead contamination site in U.S. History? KVNO takes a look at happened, the work still being done by the EPA and when it could be finished.

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Why cutting the ethanol mandate won’t ruin the rural economy

February 6th, 2014

By Grant Gerlock

Omaha, NE — The EPA wants to roll back the amount of ethanol mixed into the fuel supply for 2014. That has Nebraska farmers worried. Ethanol supporters warn if the EPA follows through, the rural economy will take the fall, but economists predict a soft landing.

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Up against blend wall, ethanol at a crossroads

January 22nd, 2014

By Grant Gerlock

Omaha, NE — A 2007 law requires fuel companies to add an increasing amount of ethanol to the fuel supply each year. But the EPA is breaking with that policy and suggesting a cut in the ethanol mandate. Some say it puts the future of renewable fuels in doubt.

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