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Mixed reaction to Sandoval threat to sue BLM over wild horses

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April
28

By Jim Myers | April 27, 2016 WASHINGTON — Gov. Brian Sandoval’s threat to pursue legal options to boost federal funding for managing wild horse populations drew mixed reaction from Nevada’s congressional delegation Wednesday. Reps. Mark Amodei and Joe Heck expressed …

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Things to know on ballot measure to end NV Energy monopoly

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April
26

By Michelle Rindels | April 25, 2016 A proposed ballot measure called the Energy Choice Initiative aims to deregulate electrical service in Nevada, opening up the market to providers other than NV Energy — the sole provider in most parts of …

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This Solar Power Plant Can Run All Night

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April
21

By Justin Worland | April 21, 2016 Crescent Dunes looks and sounds a bit like an invention lifted from a science fiction novel. Deep in the Nevada desert more than 10,000 mirrors—each the size of a highway billboard—neatly encircle a giant …

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Nevada agrees to Superfund priority status for Anaconda copper mine

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March
29

By Jason Hidalgo | March 29, 2016 Nevada “cautiously” agreed on Tuesday with efforts by the Environmental Protection Agency to include an abandoned copper mine near the town of Yerington on its priority list of contaminated sites. Gov. Brian Sandoval announced the …

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On Tuesday, Nevada can start determining its energy future

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March
20

Editorial | March 20, 2016 Nevada lawmakers were wondering last month whether to kill Gov. Brian Sandoval’s 5-year-old New Energy Industry Task Force, and we are certainly grateful that his office said, Hey, not so fast. Indeed, as we have editorialized …

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Clean energy is vital to our state’s success

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March
10

By Pat Spearman | March 10, 2016 Two things should be crystal clear to Nevada policymakers this year: climate change is real, and climate change represents the single best economic development opportunity for Nevada since we legalized gambling in 1931. That’s …

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Net loss: Nevada’s rep continues to take a beating

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March
10

By Dennis Myers | March 10, 2016 If Nevada officials hoped the national impact of torpedoing the state’s net metering policies would die down, it appears not to be happening. Business and environmental media are folding the Nevada dispute into …

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Drought deniers drew drought dollars

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March
10

By Dennis Myers | March 10, 2016 Nevada ranchers have been collecting drought relief payments while attacking federal officials for saying there is a drought, according to an investigative reporting site. Last June, ranchers in Lander County drove cattle onto …

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