Measures restricting the use of eminent domain by renewable energy developers, extending an Omaha-area natural resources district’s bonding authority and merging the state agencies responsible for recommending energy policies and administering environmental regulations were among the bills advanced by the Natural Resources Committee this session.Read more
A bill that would require owners to remove a wind turbine’s concrete foundation after decommissioning stalled on first-round debate April 23.Read more
Wind turbine owners and operators would be required to pay decommissioning and reclamation costs under a bill heard March 6 by the Natural Resources Committee.Read more
Senators introduced 154 measures on the final day of bill introduction Jan. 23.
Among the proposals were:
LB589, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Ernie Chambers, which would prohibit peace officers from serving as school resource officers;Read more