Water, guns and property taxes at center of legislative discussion

March 4th, 2016

By Fred Knapp

Water, guns, and taxes were at the center of attention in the Nebraska Legislature Thursday.

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Cheaper, easier monitoring could hasten water clean-up

September 14th, 2015

By Harvest Public Media

Throughout the cropland of the Midwest, farmers use chemicals on their fields to nourish the plants and the soil. But excess nitrogen, phosphorus and other nutrients can wash off the fields and into streams, rivers and eventually the Gulf of Mexico.

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High Water in the Platte Basin

September 4th, 2015

By Ariana Brocious

It’s been a big water year on the Platte. This year’s wet spring sent as much water down the Platte River in two months as usually passes through in an average year.

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Keeping the Platte River flowing

July 2nd, 2012

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Nebraska needs to leave more water in the Platte River for endangered species. A new proposal aims to do that, but some farmers say that could upset a delicate balance.

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