Nebraska's legal options limited in Kansas prairie smoke
April 12, 2017
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has limited legal options regarding the smoke carried into the state from Kansas ranchers who annually burn tallgrass prairie, a Lincoln attorney said.
A group of ranchers in Kansas' Flint Hills burned around 2.3 million acres of North America's largest unplowed stretch of tallgrass prairie Saturday. The burning led to complaints from neighbors in Nebraska due to winds carrying the smoke into the state, the Lincoln Journal Star (http://bit.ly/2p1pOk5 ) reported.
Lincoln attorney Steve Mossman, who specializes in agricultural and environmental law, doesn't thi...