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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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ARCO feuds with rural residents over bottled water program

YERINGTON - Members of the Yerington Paiute Tribe whose well water has been contaminated with high levels of uranium may soon lose their source...
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Electric school buses funded, but at a fraction of what advocates wanted

Now there's some money to go with state legislation designed to help school districts electrify school buses, but it's far less than what advocates fought...
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No lithium boom yet, but boom in stories about lithium boom going strong

Every few weeks, there it is. A story about the exciting boom in Nevada lithium production that is just around the corner.With all those...

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