Ogallala (United States)

Type: City
Name: Ogallala (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 41.127998
Longitude: -101.720001
population: 4,585
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

NBC News declares 'billions could starve' as America's water aquifers run dry

© UnknownIn America, a crisis is unfolding right under the public's feet. Water scarcity is beginning to creep into the Texas panhandle and the breadbasket region of the United States. A valuable aquifer that once provided water security is drying up ... [Published Sott.net - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

10 ways to stop being a water waster

There is no resource more precious than water. There is also no resource that is misused, abused, misallocated, and misunderstood the way water is. Safe drinking water, healthy and intact natural ecosystems, and a stable food supply are a few of the things ... [Published Treehugger - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Kansas Water Vision team explains plan for future

The first draft of the Kansas Water Vision recently was developed in response to concerns about sustaining a reliable water supply. Kansas Water Office officials spent this past week traveling the state gathering the public’s feedback on the draft.The ... [Published Marysville Advocate - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Keystone Pipeline Foes Fear Worst for Water Supply

Editor's note: This story is one in a series on a crisis in America's Breadbasket – the depletion of the Ogallala Aquifer and its effects on a region that helps feed the world. Read the previous installments here and here .IDEAL, South Dakota – Facing ... [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

NBC News declares 'billions could starve' as America's water aquifers run dry

by L.J. Devon, Staff Writer(NaturalNews) In America, a crisis is unfolding right under the public's feet. Water scarcity is beginning to creep into the Texas panhandle and the breadbasket region of the United States. A valuable aquifer that once provided ... [Published Natural News - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 2 reports

Brownback: Why Saving Water Is a Conservative Issue

On July 2, Kansas issued the first draft of its 50-year Water Vision Plan , which advocates cutting water use in the state by 20 percent over the next 20 years. This “call to action” was initiated by Kansas governor Sam Brownback, in large measure to ... [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Southeast could help ease burden of over-centralized production

We recently discussed the prospect of re-shifting U.S. agricultural production – of the possibility of building an irrigation infrastructure in the Eastern portion of the country that would allow us to decentralize agricultural production and reduce our ... [Published Southeast Farm Press - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 2 reports

The Last Drop

With the latest economic forecast predicting a resurgence in Americas job market we would be wise to consider that behind all this so called good news lies in wait a more sinister realm of reality that will have devastating consequences the likes of which ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Travel to Nebraska for history, fun and local artwork

Chimney RockStepping into western Nebraska is like stepping back in time – the natural beauty beckons visitors today just as it did the early pioneers a few centuries ago  – at least the lucky ones who endured the harsh conditions and settled this stunning ... [Published Canadian Jewish News - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Ogallala man killed in semitrailer accident

A 44-year-old Ogallala man was killed Thursday night when his van struck a semitrailer on U.S. 30, the Nebraska State Patrol office in North Platte reported.The name of the victim was being withheld pending notification of relatives, a dispatcher sai ... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Don't forget conservation when thinking about water

Posted Today at 8:22 p.m.By Linden Olson, WorthingtonThere has been a lot of discussion and a fair amount of ink lately about the serious water situation in southwest Minnesota and the Worthington area in particular, including the relationship of Lakes ... [Published Worthington Daily Globe - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

The Great Water Paradox

For me, the problem with water has gotten personal. Along with other fishermen last fall in northwest Michigan (where my wife and I live part of the year), I watched in near-horror as thousands of salmon struggled to swim up the Betsie River to spawn, ... [Published Governing - Jul 01 2014]

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...professor at Stanford University, stating how populations around the world rely on the agricultural production of the breadbasket region of the US. "How individual states manage the depletion of that aquifer will obviously have international consequences."
...Our interns recently pointed out that "spending about $30 on low-flow showerheads and faucets is estimated to save 45 gallons of that 260 gallons of water [used in a typical household per day], almost 18% of your usage. Splurging on a low-flow toilet could save another 50-80 gallons of water a day. Together, those changes nearly cut in half the household's daily use, saving a considerable amount of water - and passing that savings on to your water bill, as well as your water heating bill."
...a network that works where our customers live, work and play," said Erryn Andersen, director of sales for U S Cellular in Nebraska and Iowa. "This network expansion brings fast 4G LTE speeds to additional parts of Nebraska, and we will continue to provide our customers the best-in-class network, devices and technology that gives them access to experiences that enrich their lives."
"We're on a one-way trajectory toward depletion, toward running out of groundwater" says Jay Famiglietti, a University of California hydrologist and a leading expert on groundwater...

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NBC News declares 'billions could starve' as Am... [Published Sott.net - 7 hours ago]
10 ways to stop being a water waster [Published Treehugger - Jul 22 2014]
Kansas Water Vision team explains plan for future [Published Marysville Advocate - Jul 21 2014]
Keystone Pipeline Foes Fear Worst for Water Supply [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 21 2014]
NBC News declares 'billions could starve' as Am... [Published Natural News - Jul 19 2014]
Kansas Water Vision team explains plan for future [Published Marysville Advocate - Jul 16 2014]
North Platte stop makes one list of top U.S. so... [Published Omaha World-Herald - Jul 14 2014]
U.S. Cellular Announces Additional Nebraska Are... [Published Noodls - Jul 14 2014]
Southeast could help ease burden of over-centra... [Published Southeast Farm Press - Jul 14 2014]
Brownback: Why Saving Water Is a Conservative I... [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 14 2014]
Waterworks: Why the Planet Depends on These Kan... [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 13 2014]
Extreme Climate, Extreme Measures - the Water P... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 13 2014]
The Last Drop [Published Examiner.com - Jul 07 2014]
The Last Drop: America's Breadbasket Running Ou... [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 06 2014]
Travel to Nebraska for history, fun and local a... [Published Canadian Jewish News - Jul 06 2014]
Ogallala man killed in semitrailer accident [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Jul 04 2014]
Letter: Don't forget conservation when thinking... [Published Worthington Daily Globe - Jul 02 2014]
The Great Water Paradox [Published Governing - Jul 01 2014]
How St. Louis-area members of Congress voted Ju... [Published STLtoday.com - Jun 27 2014]
Cattle trail, cowboy celebrations planned for J... [Published Black Hills Pioneer - Jun 26 2014]
Texan farmers battle falling water levels and d... [Published Farmers Weekly Interactive - Jun 26 2014]
Completing Keystone Pipeline would ensure safes... [Published Zanesville Times Recorder - Jun 21 2014]
National oil industry reps visit Bemidji [Published Bemidji Pioneer - Jun 19 2014]
Nebraska Public Power District providing mutual... [Published Electric Energy Online - Jun 18 2014]
America’s Corn Boom is Running Dry [Published Environmental Working Group - Jun 18 2014]
High costs of the Keystone XL tar sands pipelin... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Jun 16 2014]
Report: Hotter, drier climate will hurt production [Published Topeka Capital-Journal - Jun 15 2014]
In Bemidji, a research site reveals secrets of ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Jun 15 2014]
Today in Nebraska history for June [Published San Francisco Chronicle - May 29 2014]
Snowstorm dumped six-eight inches in Laramie, c... [Published Laramie News - May 13 2014]
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High costs of the Keystone XL tar sands pipelin... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Jun 16 2014]
Anthony Swift, Attorney, International Program, Washington, DC As the Senate considers yet another pro-Keystone XL measure, the case for the embattled Keystone XL tar sands pipeline has never been weaker. In recent weeks, a myriad of industry reports ...
How Keystone XL soured the ‘special relationshi... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 25 2014]
On Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, seated in his Ottawa office across from Parliament Hill, took an urgent call from U.S. President Barack Obama. Mr. Harper’s advisors were listening intently around a muted speakerphone ...
Midday open thread: Widow dunned for husband's ... [Published Daily Kos - Mar 06 2014]
Today's comic by Ruben Bolling is New York Times columnist invades Ukraine : Republicans (and a Democrat) use Ukraine tensions to push for more fossil fuels :The hallmark of a Republican policy proposal is that it can be adapted to virtually any ...
Keystone Supporter Ed Schultz Now Opposes The P... [Published Think Progress - Mar 06 2014]
Ed Schultz, host of MSNBC’s The Ed Show, has changed his mind and become the latest prominent opponent of approving the Keystone XL pipeline. Schultz had angered Keystone opponents by taking the State Department environmental analysis at face value, ...
Alan Grayson: Keystone Pipeline gives China ene... [Published AMERICAblog News| A great nation deserves the t ... - Mar 04 2014]
This is such a strong piece about Keystone that I can’t resist posting it all. It’s from Alan Grayson (an excellent writer, by the way) and sent to his mailing list . Grayson explains in trademark prose all you need to know about the Keystone XL pipeline. ...
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