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Senators advance water task force proposal PDF E-mail

How to fund projects that would help ensure the future for one of Nebraska’s most precious resources is expected to be the subject of an intense review later this year.
The Nebraska Legislature advanced LB517 last week, which would create a “water funding task force” to dissect a two-year interim study conducted by a select group, including its natural resources committee. The group will be assigned to recommend a plan of action to keep the state’s water supply at a sustainable level.
Dist. 34 Sen. Annette Dubas, who serves on the natural resources committee, said it was the first in-depth study on water sustainability since she joined the legislature in 2006.

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