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In historic vote, Senate confirms Haaland at Interior

U.S. Rep. Debra Haaland made history on Monday when she became the first Native American to ever be confirmed by the U.S. Senate to...

What is the worth of a bear’s life?

In 2018, the nation’s fish and wildlife agencies in conjunction with their own polling agency and a couple of universities conducted a national survey...
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Clean energy strategy won’t meet clean energy goals, panel told

A new analysis finds that Nevada is not on track to meet its 2050 greenhouse gas reduction targets absent stronger clean energy policies. The analysis...
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Biden reinstates bird protections gutted under Trump

The Interior Department on Monday revoked a Trump administration policy that would have undercut a century-old law protecting migratory birds. The move strengthens federal regulators’...

Black bears under siege in Nevada

Nevada’s black bears are under attack by state regulators, according to some Lake Tahoe residents who allege they are also being targeted for trying...
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Senate panel advances Haaland’s historic nomination to lead Interior Department

Deb Haaland has moved a step closer to becoming the first Native American to serve as a federal Cabinet secretary, with a Senate committee on...
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Proposal to create state water court gets broad support

The Nevada Supreme court held a public hearing Wednesday to consider the creation of a commission to study the adjudication of water law cases,...
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Pandemic stalls state’s clean energy job growth, report says

Solid growth in Nevada’s clean energy economy was expected in 2020 but the pandemic led to a year-long setback, shedding jobs as a stalled...
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Clark County Commission condemns coyote killing contests

The Clark County Commission unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday condemning animal-killing contests and urging the state to take “immediate action to ban” the practice...

Activists: Hunters have ‘stranglehold’ on Nevada wildlife

Nevada’s Department of Wildlife needs more oversight, says state Sen. Pete Goicoechea, who is sponsoring legislation to add two members to the Wildlife Commission. ...

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