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AB30 threatens tribal heritage and sacred sites

Lawmakers have a big decision to make this week on water policy.Will they pass a bill that could make it substantially easier to siphon...
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U.S. News and World Report ranks Nevada 37th “best state”

Nevada is near the bottom in education and "natural environment" in the U.S. News & World Report "Best States" rankings published this week.The state...
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Western Shoshone step up resistance to Yucca project

For decades, anti-nuclear protesters have demonstrated on Mother’s Day near the entrance to what used to be called the Nevada Test Site.The Western Shoshone...
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Reform of 1872 law would make Barrick, Newmont pay federal mineral royalties

The federal law designed to promote gold mining in the West was enacted by President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, and it has remained...
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Nevada group to push climate crisis as a top issue of 2020 race

On Wednesday, the League of Conservation Voters announced a $2 million nationwide campaign titled “Change the Climate 2020” that seeks to elevate climate action...
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Lee, Titus condemn $1 wild horse sale

Nevada Democratic Reps. Susie Lee and Dina Titus signed on to a letter Monday objecting to the U.S. Forest Service’s impending plan to sell...
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House passes climate bill in a rebuke to Trump

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House on Thursday approved legislation that would force the administration to remain in the Paris climate accord, despite President Trump’s...
Yucca no.

“We don’t even produce nuclear energy” – Nevada senators fight Yucca at hearing

Nevada senators Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen testified against the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2019 during a hearing before the United...
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Al Gore’s inconvenient truth: Summer is coming

The next time Donald Trump is tempted to bemoan climate change as a hoax, the president need look no further than the “caravans” of...
used to be test site still has craters

DOE to remove plutonium by 2026; Cortez Masto thanks Perry, lifts holds on nominees

Tuesday, U.S Senator Catherine Cortez Masto announced she would lift her hold on all Department of Energy nominees after reaching an agreement to remove...

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