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For Immediate Release:
Hearing for LB 504
Two-year moratorium on the construction of commercial wind energy in the Sandhills
LINCOLN – Senator Tom Brewer, Representing Nebraska’s 43rd legislative district which covers most of the area known as “The Sandhills,” will testify in front of the Natural Resources Committee at 9:15am Wednesday morning the 1st of March, where he will introduce LB 504. This bill directs the creation of a task force to study the impact commercial wind energy projects are having on the Sandhills, and places a two-year moratorium on the new construction of these projects while the task force studies the issues, and compiles a report for the legislature. Senator Brewer urges citizens interested in the subject to consider attending the hearing, or sending letters to the committee voicing their opinion on this important issue.