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Planned wind-turbine plant gathers gust of momentum

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An international manufacturer of wind turbines has launched plans to build a plant in Southern Nevada, establishing its first manufacturing effort in the United States.

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on Apr 28, 2010 at 05:50 AM

New wave of solar plants could worsen air quality

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Solar power is the green energy darling of the Southwest.

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on Apr 26, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Gubernatorial candidates -- GOP's top three speak

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Nuclear energy research at Yucca Mountain and pay cuts for state employees are key to reversing Nevada's fading fortunes, according to the top Republican candidates for governor.

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on Apr 23, 2010 at 05:20 AM

NDOT continues study on alternative to fuel tax

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Nevada transportation officials are defending their efforts to study an alternative to the fuel tax, despite the loss of support from some of the program's other backers.

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on Apr 23, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Weatherization program proves popular

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Easter Seals of Nevada has long trained people with disabilities for careers, but recently it began training able-bodied folks to audit buildings' energy use and to modify buildings to reduce their cooling and heating costs.

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on Apr 22, 2010 at 05:50 AM

Dateline Las Vegas – Hell has Frozen Over

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If Hell is going to freeze over, you don’t expect it to happen in Las Vegas.  Here’s a story from the Las Vegas Sun reporting that something extraordinary happened when the Sonoran Institute released a report asserting that there is...

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on Apr 21, 2010 at 03:50 PM

Nevada zoo owners say baby ring-tailed lemur born (AP)

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AP - A veterinarian owner of a family zoo in southern Nevada says a baby ring-tailed lemur has been born to a licensed breeding pair of the endangered species.

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on Apr 21, 2010 at 03:50 PM

Rebates for appliances still available

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Despite predictions that the funds would be gone by Sunday, there is still more than $930,000 in rebates available to Nevadans who want to buy an energy efficient home appliance.

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on Apr 21, 2010 at 05:20 AM

State Parks' 75-mile club trail challenge announced

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The Nevada Legislature first created the Nevada State Park System in 1935. To commemorate the 75th anniversary of Nevada State Parks, State Parks is partnering with the Recreational Trails Program to sponsor a 75-Mile Club.

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on Apr 20, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Time to move past Yucca

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The Obama administration has valid scientific and technical grounds for finding Yucca Mountain unworkable as a repository for spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste.

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on Apr 19, 2010 at 05:20 AM