Environmental

NPPD and the City of McCook plant trees for Arbor Day

April 20, 2015

McCook, Neb. – This Wednesday, April 22, the City of McCook, Nebraska Public Power District, and McCook third grade students will come together to plant trees at Felling Field. The event is hosted by NPPD in celebration of Arbor Day. … Continued

Nebraska boaters: please “clean, drain, and dry”

May 23, 2014

Columbus, Neb. – Invasive species may sound like a zoo exhibit, but for recreationalists, municipalities and power companies, such aquatic life can wreak havoc. They can cause serious problems when they infest rivers, lakes, and water systems used by power … Continued

NPPD, City of York join together for tree

April 23, 2013

Arbor Day event at York Dog Park York, Neb. – Arbor Day will be celebrated in York on Thursday, April 25, when the city and Nebraska Public Power District join together for a special community event. Students from York elementary … Continued

NPPD to begin patrolling power lines for vegetation

March 13, 2013

Columbus, Neb.–  One tree limb. That’s all it took to create the 2003 “northeast blackout” that cut power to 55 million people in eight states and Canada. After that blackout, new federal requirements and financial penalties for non-compliance were created … Continued

NPPD invests in its environmental stewardship

December 17, 2012

Columbus, Neb. – Over the past year, the Nebraska Public Power District has been analyzing its generation resource mix while meeting its responsibility for providing low-cost power in a reliable and environmentally responsible manner. One way to be a good … Continued