Sustainability

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...

Clean energy bills celebrated. Now, about those auto emissions…

Environmental groups, Democratic lawmakers and Gov. Steve Sisolak celebrated the clean energy agenda passed during the 2019 legislative session, but there were also calls...
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Bearpoppy worth saving and not just because it’s cute, group says

The bearpoppy is a lovely if somewhat unassuming little flower and if you don't care about it perhaps you care about bees?"The Las Vegas...
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Nevada PUC joins West Coast regulators on climate change

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) has agreed to join utility commissions in California, Oregon, and Washington in regional work to address climate...

Public lands: It’s who we are as Nevadans

My earliest memory in life, and of Nevada, lives in the Lehman Caves of Great Basin National Park. I remember being led by my...
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Veterans group slams bombing range expansion plan

The national non-profit group Veterans for Peace opposes the Air Force's plan to expand its bombing range at the expense of the Desert National...
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Science sidelined at Interior, House panel told

WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration has been sidelining researchers and suppressing climate change science at the U.S. Interior Department, experts warned Congress this week. A...
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Experts urge ‘Apollo-type’ fight against climate disaster; GOP pushes Yucca

WASHINGTON -- Climate change could cost Americans billions of dollars, destroy coastal communities and put agriculture, healthcare and military facilities at risk unless the...
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Trump team’s relocation plan will make BLM an industry servant, critics warn

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration revealed sweeping plans this week to dismantle and disperse the Bureau of Land Management, sending its current headquarters staff...
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Invasive grass increases wildfire threat in western states

This story was originally published by Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts.After a wet spring, Western states are experiencing a massive bloom...

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