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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

Governor, Legislature seek to keep $62 million for state budget

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Gov. Jim Gibbons and the Nevada Legislature have joined to ask the state Supreme Court to force the Clean Water Coalition in Las Vegas to turn over $62 million to help the financially troubled state government.

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on Mar 19, 2010 at 05:21 AM

Special legislative session advocated for water rights

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The Nevada Legislature should be called into special session soon to clarify confusion created by the Nevada Supreme Court on thousands of water rights, say advocates for homebuilders, organized labor and the Southern Nevada Water Authority.

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on Mar 19, 2010 at 05:21 AM