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Oil and gas commission discussed at Legislative hearing in Sidney

Experts and public offer testimony to lawmakers


Several state senators were in Sidney on Tuesday for a Natural Resources Committee interim hearing.

The hearing was part of two studies prompted by Legislative resolutions passed last session.

A resolution introduced by Sen. Ken Haar seeks to examine a process for shuttering the Sidney-based Nebraska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission and transferring its duties to other agencies. A separate resolution, introduced by Sen. John Stinner, calls for a study into the oil and gas commission’s authority over wastewater wells.

Both resolutions were at least partially spurred on, the lawmakers s...

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