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Presidential candidates implored to be more specific about Yucca

Nevada lawmakers, tribal leaders and conservationists want 2020 presidential candidates to more boldly oppose Yucca Mountain.“We need the candidates to understand that, a) we...
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Another reason Nevada deserves more attention than it gets: The climate crisis

Unlike Iowa and New Hampshire, Nevada is in the West, has a comparatively large number of union voters — a key Democratic constituency —...
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Fish & Wildlife Service takes step toward listing poppy bee as endangered

The Mojave poppy bee may gain federal protection after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Thursday it will consider listing the species as...
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“Deeply concerned,” but citing state law, panel upholds mine’s water permit

The Nevada State Environmental Commission Wednesday raised serious concerns about long-term threats to water quality from a proposed mine in Eureka County. But commissioners...
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Reid: If next president must address climate crisis by executive order, so be it

If Congress can't or won't do it, a Democratic president must tackle the climate crisis by executive order, Harry Reid said Wednesday.The former Nevada...
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Great Basin Water Network misrepresents proposed legislation

In a recent op-ed submitted by the Great Basin Water Network (GBWN) regarding draft federal legislation, Kyle Roerink, GBWN executive director, misconstrues the plain...
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Delegation must not carry SNWA’s water for Las Vegas pipeline

Officials at the Southern Nevada Water Authority want the state’s congressional delegation to do their dirty work for them.A legislative proposal that serves as...

Nevada makes progress on clean energy; energy efficiency, not so much

Even before this year's Legislature enacted new standards requiring that half the electricity in the state be generated by renewable resources by 2030, Nevada...
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Trump targets conservation law that probably saved this tiny Nevada fish

If not for the Endangered Species Act, the Devils Hole pupfish might not exist anymore. The tiny blue fish, found only in Nevada’s Ash Meadows...

Advocates keep up the pressure for electric bus funding

Environmental groups are pushing the Public Utility Commission of Nevada to expand funding for an electric school bus pilot program.“We were glad to see...

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