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Measure to limit water ruling appeals gets icy reception

Rural county officials, development investors, conservationists and Nevada tribes turned out in opposition Monday to state legislation critics say would make it harder for...
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Officials say proposal protects species, critics say it shields projects from scrutiny

The Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and environmental groups are on opposite sides of a proposed bill related to sensitive data about...
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Barrasso interrupts, shouts at Haaland during 2nd day of confirmation hearing

WASHINGTON -- In a bitter and at times high-decibel round of questioning at her confirmation hearing on Wednesday, Interior nominee Rep. Deb Haaland again...

Nevadans demand action on mining tax to meet a growing state’s needs

Over 30 years ago Governor Bob Miller stood up for Nevada’s children in his 1989 State of the State speech. “Because of the mining industry’s...

Haaland faces GOP critics at her Interior confirmation hearing

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Deb Haaland confronted expected tough questioning from Republican senators on Tuesday at her confirmation hearing to become the first Native American...

Biden pick for Interior secretary likely to face rocky confirmation hearing

U.S. Senate Republicans are expected to use this week’s Interior confirmation hearing for Rep. Debra Haaland to air their grievances about the Biden administration’s...
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Interior Department to review BLM HQ’s move out of D.C.

The Biden administration is reviewing the Bureau of Land Management headquarters’ recent move from Washington, D.C., to western Colorado, even as the state’s congressional...
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Counties want open meeting law exemption for projects with environmental impacts

Rural counties are asking the Nevada State Legislature to allow elected officials to meet behind closed doors when discussing and deliberating projects that have...
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Coyote killing contests to go before Nevada Wildlife Commission

A member of Nevada’s Wildlife Commission is joining the call for an end to coyote killing contests, a practice that rewards the participant who...

Business is getting behind a carbon tax, and that’s good for Nevada

With increasing frequency, business leaders are taking a stance on combating climate change. Today they’re responding to the increased public attention, confirmed by Yale...

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