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SNWA – and Sisolak – keep ‘water grab’ alive

The Southern Nevada Water Authority board voted unanimously Thursday to forge ahead on plans to pump groundwater from rural Nevada and pipe it to...
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Whose endorsement is it anyway?

In a battle of endorsements, clean energy groups weigh in on upcoming ballot measures. In a joint statement, Solar Energy Industries Association and the Vote...
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Geothermal industry comes out against Question 3

The Geothermal Resources Council Policy Committee, an industry association that advocates for public policies that will promote the development and utilization of geothermal resources,...
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What Question 3 and Question 6 say about renewable energy

Let’s talk about that energy initiative.No, not that one. The other one.There are two energy-related questions on the ballot this November -- Question 3...
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Trump’s plan to boost coal will hurt Nevada, groups warn

Nevada conservationists joined the chorus of critics nationwide and blasted the Trump administration's plan to boost output at coal-burning power plants.Trump moved formally Tuesday...
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Conservationists hail ruling against “water grab”

A ruling Friday could mark the end of a three-decade fight over the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) plan to pump groundwater from eastern...
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Mi Familia Vota: Question 3 hurts minorities, low-income communities

Mi Familia Vota, a national nonprofit with a record of active organization within Southern Nevada's Latino communities, announced its opposition to Question 3 Friday,...
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Environmental groups redoubling outreach to people of color

Communities of color are more vulnerable to environmental health hazards, the impacts of climate change and environmental injustices.National reports continue to confirm the persistence...
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Nevada oil & gas: Production still miniscule, but leasing is booming

Last week, the prospect of oil and gas drilling in the Ruby Mountains near Elko prompted alarms, particularly within the conservation community and among...

Guinn Center report on Energy Choice Initiative: ¯_(ツ)_/¯

"We cannot make a conclusive determination as to whether restructuring, all else equal, contributes to rate increases or rate decreases."That's the main takeaway from...

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