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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...
yucca fatigue tho

Sisolak reiterates state’s opposition as Senate panel takes up Yucca

On the eve of a U.S. Senate hearing on draft legislation to designate Yucca Mountain as the nation’s nuclear waste repository, Gov. Steve Sisolak...
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How climate change is hitting communities of color the hardest

Researchers have long noted disparities in pollution impacts: climate change hits people of color the hardest.Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto met with Chispa Nevada and...
hot hot hot

Las Vegas is getting hotter faster than any other city in country

Las Vegas is the fastest-warming city in the country, according to the research group Climate Central.According to the new report, released Monday on Earth...
Yay. And yet...

Now do mining

If gold mines were coal mines, new Nevada clean energy standards would not have been signed into law Monday.Nevada has been blessed (or cursed,...
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Inslee says climate change is “job one,” calls for “consensus” on nuclear waste

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee toured the Copper Mountain Solar 3 Facility just outside Boulder City on Monday in his bid for the Democratic nomination...
pretty but also ugly

Mining lands Nevada on top of national toxic material report

Nevada ranked first nationally in the release of toxic chemicals per square mile in 2017, the most recent year for which data is available,...
doomed tho

Every day is Earth Day at (insert company/group name here)

Unlike one "emergency" that one person thinks he needs to declare, at least this emergency is related to something that is an actual emergency....
tortoise

Four wheelers win contest against tortoises at county commission

On Tuesday, Clark County commissioners voted unanimously to ask Congress to designate nearly 110,000 acres of public lands for off-road vehicle use as part...

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