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ARCO feuds with rural residents over bottled water program

YERINGTON - Members of the Yerington Paiute Tribe whose well water has been contaminated with high levels of uranium may soon lose their source...
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Electric school buses funded, but at a fraction of what advocates wanted

Now there's some money to go with state legislation designed to help school districts electrify school buses, but it's far less than what advocates fought...
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No lithium boom yet, but boom in stories about lithium boom going strong

Every few weeks, there it is. A story about the exciting boom in Nevada lithium production that is just around the corner.With all those...
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Cortez Masto wants to shrink schools’ carbon footprints

WASHINGTON -- Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D) introduced legislation Tuesday that seeks to upgrade infrastructure and reduce emissions at public schools.Her bill,...
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Federal bill would fund electric school buses

New federal legislation would support the electrification of school buses in low-income communities.The Clean School Bus Act would assist school districts around the...
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If Nevada was a country…

Nevada gold production was down slightly in 2018, but the price was up, and Nevada produced 83 percent of all U.S. gold production, according...
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Cortez Masto prods Trump nominee to wade into tussle over wildlife refuge

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) pressed a Trump administration nominee on Wednesday to weigh in on a controversial plan that would downsize...
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Hotter summers leading to more Las Vegas deaths, DRI study says

Heat-related deaths in Clark County have significantly increased over the last few years, in large part due to the rise in extreme heat, according...
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Electric bus plan is now a law, but is there money to make it...

The transportation sector is one of the top pollutants in Nevada. Las Vegas sits in the only air basin in the state that does...
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Horsford joins activists in support of federal funding for parks

Wednesday Rep. Steven Horsford, along with Nevada conservation activists and community organizations, highlighted the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) at Kiel Ranch Historic...

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