Nebraska Public Power District approves net-zero carbon by 2050 Goal

With the adoption of this policy, NPPD joins Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) and Lincoln Electric System (LES), Nebraska’s other two major electric utilities, who have already committed to decarbonization.

Sign the Petition: Protect Mead, Nebraska

A few years ago, AltEn, an ethanol plant, opened in Mead, Nebraska. This plant has been causing several environmental and health concerns to the surrounding area. Sign the petition to help Mead residents.

Watch: 2021 Lincoln City Council Environmental Forum

This forum provided an important opportunity for voters to get to know the 2021 Lincoln City Council candidates and their positions on environmental issues facing our community. This forum focused on questions regarding a wide range of important environmental issues,...

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NCV provides the public with objective, factual information about conservation politics in Nebraska.


NCV collaborates strategically with appointed and elected officials and partner organizations on rules, regulations and environmental legislation. We campaign for strong policies and ensure public officials hear from conservation constituents.


NCV supports conservation champions who will protect our environment for future generations.

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Thanks to the help of generous supporters, we have made huge strides for conservation and clean energy. But it’s more important than ever for us to stand together, and we have urgent work to do. Your donation today will make an immediate impact.  Help us protect Nebraska’s land, air, and water by making a donation now.

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Nebraska has vast water resources. Unfortunately, across the state, our water quality is unsafe. Sign the petition to tell the Nebraska State Legislature to protect our drinking water.

Nebraska currently does not have a state-wide climate action plan. A  plan would help the state better prepare for extreme weather events. Sign the petition to tell your state senators to support a plan!

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