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Two politicians of different stripes have joined in an effort to stop a plan to bury an average of 4,000 tons of California's garbage a day in Northern Nevada.
LAS VEGAS — Nevada has only spent a fraction of its federal stimulus funds intended to make homes are more energy efficient.
Photo by the_toe_stubber via Flickr.Conservation efforts sometimes create unlikely bedfellows. By keeping tracts of land off-limits, high-security prisons, closed borders, and wars and other conflicts can inadvertently protect natural landscapes from degradation. Now, it seems, we can add brothel owners to the list of accidental environmentalists....Read the full story on TreeHugger
An animal protection group asked a federal judge Wednesday to block a plan to round up about 2,500 wild horses to remove them from a Nevada range.Nevada - Horse - United States - Animal rights - Animal Welfare
The Nevada Supreme Court has approved a settlement in which the Southern Nevada Water Authority will pay $4 million to a developer in Eastern Nevada to drop his suit in the dispute over 18,755 acre feet of water.
SPARKS, Nev. — Watching bulldozers pour crushed rocks to force the Truckee River into a more natural serpentine pattern, Mickey Hazelwood, project director for the Nature Conservancy, mused that like many acts of salvation, this one has its roots deep in sin.
The Mustang Ranch’s presence on a parcel of land on the Truckee River kept development at bay, thus improving the chances of restoring the flora and fauna.
A U.S. Department of Energy spokeswoman says Nevada has been ruled out as an alternative disposal site for nearly 15,000 drums of depleted uranium from South Carolina currently scheduled to come to Utah.
Backers of a proposal to tax and regulate marijuana are hoping the third time's the charm to get an initiative passed in Nevada.