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‘Water banking’ will lead to privatization and speculation, critics warn

A proposal to create a market for buying and selling water rights in Nevada is being met with skepticism from multiple sides, including factions...
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Nevada facilities slated for help as Interior Dept. tackles maintenance backlog

The Interior Department said Friday it will invest $1.6 billion this year, including several million dollars in Nevada, to fund improvement projects in national...
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Biden pairs ‘down payment’ on climate crisis with rebuilding infrastructure

The sprawling $2 trillion infrastructure and jobs proposal President Joe Biden laid out Wednesday in Pennsylvania includes significant spending to address climate change, providing...

Funding assures hunters, gun buyers ‘dictate’ state wildlife agenda 

Nevada’s wildlife may belong to the public, but hunters and gun enthusiasts almost exclusively pay the tab for managing the state’s vast array of...

Nevada’s mule deer ‘problem’: It’s not what they say

Are coyotes and mountain lions the reason Nevada’s mule deer population rests well below historic high levels?  Or is it the changing landscape and...
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U.S. House panel divides on party lines over how to conserve public lands

In a preview of the arguments likely to be repeated as the Biden administration and Congress work toward conservation goals, Democrats on a U.S....

4 questions about the feds’ scrutiny of oil and gas leasing on public lands

In his first week in office, President Joe Biden paused new oil and gas leasing on federal lands as his administration reviewed fossil fuel...
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Wildlife Commission votes to consider ban on killing contests   

At the end of the two-day hearing on measures that pitted Nevada’s urban interests against rural, the state Wildlife Commission voted five to four...

Coyote killing contests, ban on bear hounding before Wildlife Commission 

Two proposals before regulators this week could align Nevada’s wildlife management policies more closely with the desires of the state’s residents, many of whom...
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State balks at tribes’ request to protect sacred trees

Native peoples in Nevada are calling on the state to strengthen protections for an area in White Pine County's Spring Valley known locally as...

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