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Conservation groups criticize lowering of federal grazing fees

Private ranchers who use public lands will soon pay the government less money, thanks to a federal fee change announced Wednesday.The U.S Interior Department...
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Guest op-ed: On clean energy, Carson City must lead where Washington fails

The 80th session of the Nevada Legislature represents a critical opportunity for our state. We can create well-paying jobs; reduce costs for consumers; and...

Did AOC nudge economists (including 12 from Nevada) to back a carbon tax?

If all the economists were laid end-to-end, according to a very old joke, they still wouldn't reach a conclusion.But more than 3,300 practitioners of...
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Nevada still leads U.S. in solar jobs per capita, but tariffs hurt industry nationally

With 6,680 people working in the industry in 2018, Nevada had the highest number of solar jobs per capita in the nation, according to...

County wants tortoise habitat designated off-road rec area

Clark County commissioners are scheduled to consider a resolution Tuesday asking Congress to designate three locations as off-highway vehicle recreation areas as part of...
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Ford seeks help from Ninth Circuit to prevent plutonium shipments

Coming in the wake of an announcement by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that it had shipped a half-ton of weapons-grade plutonium into...
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Trump nominates Bernhardt to Interior

President Trump on Monday announced that he’ll nominate David Bernhardt, a former lobbyist and George W. Bush administration official, to become the next Interior...
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Nevada delegation condemns secret shipment of plutonium to state

The U.S Department of Energy has disclosed it shipped a large amount of weapon-grade plutonium to Nevada without the state's knowledge.In November, Nevada filed...

Titus blasts Trump administration for “total failure” on wild horse management

In a letter to the House Natural Resource Committee Chairman Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ), Nevada Rep. Dina Titus called for an increase in the protection...

Audubon story chronicles “secretive deal” over Anaconda clean-up

Drinking bottled water has become a way of life for members of Nevada’s Yerington Paiute Tribe, according to an extensive story published this month...


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