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Nevada part of appliance rebate plan

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Nevada is among about three dozen states that soon will offer you a rebate of as much as $200 if you trade in your clunky old clothes washer, refrigerator, freezer or dishwasher for a more efficient model.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Mar 16, 2010 at 05:21 AM

Clean Water Coalition will sue state to keep $62 million targeted by lawmakers

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Arguing that state legislators had no constitutional right to take $62 million collected to build a pipeline into Lake Mead, the Clean Water Coalition decided today to sue the state to keep the money.

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on Mar 12, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Plant to bring green-job windfall

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Southern Nevada, long in the hunt for a new source of jobs and for companies that can boost the state's stature in the renewable energy industry, can claim both with Thursday's announcement that an international manufacturer of wind turbines plans to establish its first American plant here.

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on Mar 12, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Sen. Reid helps win wind turbine plant for Nevada

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Production and assembly factory producing 1,100-megawatts worth of turbines annually will create 1,000 permanent jobs for the state. Originally posted at Planetary Gear

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on Mar 11, 2010 at 09:50 AM

Windfall needed to wipe out invasive species

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Everyone agrees that Southern Nevada needs to get rid of the quagga mussels that threaten to ruin Lake Mead, the foreign grasses that fuel wildfires and salt cedars that steal precious water and choke out native wetland vegetation.

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on Mar 11, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Companies announce plans for wind turbine manufacturing plant

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A consortium of companies announced plans today to develop a plant in the Las Vegas area that would employ about 1,000 people for manufacturing wind turbines.

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on Mar 11, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Harry Reid, John Ensign work to reclaim rurals' geothermal revenue

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Nevada's congressional delegation is scrambling to try to reverse a 5-month-old change in federal appropriations that is costing some of the state's rural counties hundreds of thousands of dollars each month.

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on Mar 09, 2010 at 05:20 AM

The nuclear waste issue must be solved

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U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu said on Friday that the United States needs to come up with a better system for storing or disposing of radioactive nuclear waste than a planned repository near Las Vegas."The president has made it very clear that we are going to go beyond Yucca mountain. You should go beyond Yucca mountain," Chu said. "But instead of wringing my hands, let's go forward and do s...

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on Mar 08, 2010 at 05:50 AM

Workshop set on Nevada Supreme Court water ruling

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A March 16 workshop has been scheduled to study the ramifications of a Nevada Supreme Court ruling that set back the Southern Nevada Water Authority's efforts to pump thousands of gallons of water from eastern Nevada to Las Vegas.

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on Mar 05, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Nuclear waste -- Democratic senator challenges energy chief on Yucca Mountain decision

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WASHINGTON -- Energy Secretary Steven Chu came under more criticism Thursday for moving to terminate work at Yucca Mountain, but he said the government was "pouring good money after bad" by pursuing what he called an outdated nuclear waste project.

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on Mar 05, 2010 at 05:20 AM