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Officials say a radiation spike was detected on March 11th. (Getty Images)

Nuke Dump Fire Was Preventable, Says Report

Government report says lack of equipment and training led to an underground fire at the nuclear waste dump in New Mexico.

03/14/2014

Carslbad residents are demanding more information about a radiation leak at a nearby nuclear waste dump. (Getty Images)

New Mexico Residents Frustrated At Lack Of Nuke Dump Details

People who live near the nation’s only underground nuclear waste dump are demanding the government give them more information about a radiation leak.

03/07/2014

Crews are working to isolate the source of the leak. (Getty Images)

New Mexico Nuclear Repository Monitored For Radiation

Officials say testing shows no danger to people or the environment.

02/15/2014

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Group Sues To Stop Water Pipeline

The suit aims to halt the Water Authority’s ambitious plan to pump billions of gallons of groundwater to Las Vegas.

02/12/2014

An estimated 100,000 trout, bass and catfish have died in the man-made lake over the past month. (Getty Images)

Thousands Of Fish Dead In Nevada Marina Mystery

100,000 fish have died over the past month in the Sparks Marina.

01/15/2014

Electric powered cars, like this Chevy Volt, are on display at the CES. (Getty Images)

Alternative Energy Powered Cars On A Roll At CES

Ford, Toyota among automakers featuring cars that can run on electricity, hydrogen.

01/10/2014

Solar energy will be used to light up this famous sign at night. (Getty Images)

Solar Energy To Power Iconic Vegas Welcome Sign

Solar panels now linked to the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign.

01/09/2014

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Push To Recycle Christmas Trees

(Las Vegas, KXNT)-  Now that Christmas is over, thousands of Southern Nevadans are wondering what to do with their Christmas tree. While it may seem easy enough to toss it to the curb for trash […]

12/26/2013

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Sands’ ‘Green’ Challenge To UNLV

There’s $50,000 riding on the next big idea.

09/10/2013

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Suit Demands Reid Gardner Cleanup

The tribe has long complained of health problems associated with the plant.

08/08/2013

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