Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 31.22
Liaison Emily Deeker
Submission Date Jan. 23, 2014
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University of Nebraska - Lincoln
EN-14: Participation in Public Policy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Matan Gill
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Management & Planning
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Does the institution advocate for national, state/provincial, or local public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:

The University of Nebraska Lincoln promotes, advocates for and helps craft public policy supporting matter of sustainability.

Energy: University of Nebraska expert faculty and researchers work closely with local legislator to develop policy that will help develop Nebraska’s large wind and bio energy potential. These researchers closely advise Utilities, Federal Government agencies such as the EPA, and other official bodies to advance renewable energy production and lower carbon emissions.


A brief description of other political positions the institution has taken during the previous three years:
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A brief description of political donations the institution made during the previous three years (if applicable):
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The website URL where information about the institution’s advocacy efforts is available:

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