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Trump administration oks cyanide poisoning of coyotes

Wildlife activists are condemning the Trump administration’s reauthorization of the government’s use of a weapon designed to kill coyotes by spraying cyanide into their...
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Senate confirms Trump’s new energy secretary

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has a new head of energy policy, no thanks to Nevada’s senators.The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly Monday to confirm...
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U.S. Supreme Court takes up consequential gun rights case

WASHINGTON — A momentous clash over gun rights is headed to the U.S. Supreme Court. The high court is slated to hear oral arguments on...
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Study examines how people of color get stuck with higher energy bills

Neighborhoods with more people of color spend a much larger percentage of their income on energy bills than the average white family, according to...
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100% by 2050: Dozens of U.S. House Democrats introduce climate bill

WASHINGTON — Legislation was introduced in the U.S. House this week that would commit the United States to achieve a 100 percent clean energy...
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Trump administration threatened with endangered species suit

Environmentalists who fear a planned geothermal energy plant in Nevada’s Dixie Valley would threaten the existence of a recently discovered species of toad unique...
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Climate change threatens NV Superfund site, watchdog agency warns

WASHINGTON — One of Nevada’s most contaminated sites is vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, according to a new report from a government...
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Oil and gas leasing threatens water supply in Nevada, says CAP

A review of the U.S. Department of the Interior’s most recent oil and gas leasing data found that more than 60 percent of leases...
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Litigation is about more than protecting species, group says

Last week the Center for Biological Diversity scored a victory in their efforts to protect a rare buckwheat plant they believe would be harmed...
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Cortez Masto urges BLM to rethink Nevada drilling leases

WASHINGTON — Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto is urging the Bureau of Land Management to reconsider its plans to auction off oil and gas...

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