What happens to the transmission line towers and the scar left behind when they are no longer necessary to transport power? We need to stand together and stop the unnecessary fragmentation of the Nebraska Sandhills.
January 2, 2015 “I was utterly dumbfounded by the tens of thousands of miles I drove there. Never used for farmland, the Sand Hills are said to be one of the most unique grasslands in the world and the largest, intact native grasslands in North America. . . The Sand Hills area is our last […]
As stated in NPPD’s own routing criteria, the east-west portion of the R-Project is 124.6 miles in length. There are 34.4 miles of access roads adjacent to the proposed route. Over 25 miles of existing access is located on the eastern most part of the route, and 6 miles runs along Highway 7 north from […]
BOLD Nebraska: Comment Periods Open on NPPD R-Project BOLD Nebraska, an advocate for renewable energy, opposes the R-Project’s current route. . . “we oppose the current proposed route of the R-Project through the Sandhills. We also oppose NPPD allowing the Arkansas-based Southwest Power Pool to dictate what happens in our state.” . . . Read […]
NPPD’s R-Project was met with great resistance at the Public Hearings held November 4th-12th throughout the affected counties. The opposition from the audience was almost unanimous, with the exception of past NPPD employees and local power utility representatives. Throughout the hearings there was a theme of concern regarding extremely limited amount of access to […]