Sustainability

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Trump’s Interior nominee plans to wade back into issues involving former clients

WASHINGTON -- President Trump’s pick to become the next head of the Interior Department intends to stop recusing himself from matters involving his former...
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Cortez Masto joins climate panel as she battles Trump’s energy lieutenants

WASHINGTON -- Rebuffed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Democrats -- including Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada -- are launching their own climate...
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Films document threats to water from mines, pipeline project

Mining's contamination of water continues long after the mining stops.A plan to pump and pipe water from rural Nevada to Southern Nevada has long...
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Forest Service won’t allow oil & gas leasing in Ruby Mountains

The U.S. Forest Service announced Wednesday oil and gas leasing will not be allowed in Nevada's scenic Ruby Mountains.In August 2017, the Forest Service...
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Nevada becomes latest state to embrace Paris Agreement

Almost two years ago, President Donald Trump announced his intent to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change. On Tuesday...
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Horsford presses White House budget chief on Yucca funding

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump is open to discussing the future of nuclear storage at Yucca Mountain, the acting White House budget chief told...
"its a disgrace that we have to put up with it"

Trump seeks to revive Yucca after saying he was ‘very inclined to be against...

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump’s latest budget plan would spend $116 million to revive the nuclear storage program at Yucca Mountain. The administration’s fiscal 2020...
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Pssst… exits from NV Energy are way out of control

Wednesday, the Las Vegas City Council discussed leaving NV Energy to shop around for cheaper power. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has...
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Newmont rejects Barrick’s hostile takeover bid

As expected, Newmont's board of directors rejected Barrick's $18 billion hostile takeover bid Monday morning. The Newmont board also submitted a joint venture proposal...
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Proposed legislation messes with senior water rights

Northern Nevada farmers, local government officials, environmentalists and tribes converged on Carson City Wednesday to oppose several bills they believe would weaken senior water...

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