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Nevadans split in poll on switch in mining taxes

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A poll finds Nevada residents split on an initiative to reap more state revenues by changing how mining taxes are collected.

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on Apr 13, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Poll -- Mining tax increase supported

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A narrow plurality of Nevada voters say the state's mining industry should pay higher taxes on minerals, even if it takes an amendment to the state's constitution.

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on Apr 12, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Access to more natural gas may bring down bills

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A planned expansion of a natural gas pipeline in northern Utah could lower a surcharge on Las Vegas Valley electric bills by the end of next year.

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on Apr 09, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Nevada tree plantation to help fight deforestation (AP)

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AP - A California-based company has picked Nevada's high desert for a tree plantation aimed at building up carbon credits and slowing deforestation.

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on Apr 06, 2010 at 12:20 PM

NV Energy presents $100,000 grant to V&T

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NV Energy on Monday presented a $100,000 grant for the reconstruction of the historic railroad between Carson City and Virginia City.

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on Apr 06, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Financial partners hit brakes on 'black box' to track vehicle mileage

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State transportation officials have lost their partners in a search for an alternative to the fuel tax.

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on Apr 01, 2010 at 05:20 AM

With tracking device, miles you drive may get to be taxing

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The Nevada Department of Transportation has quietly developed a device it could use to track vehicles and charge drivers based on distance, routes and times of day they travel the state's roadways.

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on Mar 30, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Mining tax backers file new NV initiative

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Backers of a proposal to force Nevada mining's industry to pay more taxes have filed a new initiative and will again start collecting signatures to try to qualify the measure for the November ballot.

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on Mar 24, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Group to protest applications to draw water from rural Nevada

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A group composed of ranchers, miners, environmentalists and others intends to lodge objections to the newly filed 146 applications of the Southern Nevada Water Authority to draw water from rural counties to populous Las Vegas.

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on Mar 22, 2010 at 05:50 AM

Harry Reid -- 'No one is stopping' maglev train proposal

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Sen. Harry Reid says he isn't standing in the way of funding for the proposed maglev transportation system between Las Vegas and Southern California and that "no one is stopping" that system from making progress.

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on Mar 22, 2010 at 05:20 AM