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Nevada Gets Behind Clean Power

Businesses and government agencies generally support federal plan

08/03/2015

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EPA Scolds North Las Vegas Over Water Pollution

LAS VEGAS (AP) — North Las Vegas has been ordered by the Environmental Protection Agency to address water pollution violations. The agency said Wednesday that the Las Vegas suburb was found in violation of the Clean Water Act […]

CBS Las Vegas–07/01/2015

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Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking Oversight

Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.

02/17/2015

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EPA: Keystone XL’s Climate Impacts Need To Be Revisited

With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.

02/04/2015

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Oops! EPA Goes Off Topic, Tweets About Kardashian

The Environmental Protection Agency’s fight to clean up water pollution got a splash of pop culture Tuesday, thanks to an Internet flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian.

07/22/2014

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“Fix A Leak Week”

Environmental Protection Agency urges homeowners to check around their homes to help conserve water

03/18/2014

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Tribe Appealing EPA Coal Plant Air Ruling

Tribal neighbors of a coal-fired power plant outside Las Vegas are taking complaints about air quality to a federal appeals court in San Francisco.

10/23/2012

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Nevada Tribe Fights Coal Plant In Pollution Battle

A Native American reservation outside Las Vegas is trying to persuade the federal government that their community faces serious health risks from a nearby power plant by appealing to a nationwide campaign to increase visibility at national parks.

05/03/2012

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Firm Begins To Seal Troubled Sunrise Garbage Dump

Construction workers are beginning large-scale improvements on a shuttered landfill dubbed an eco-disaster in 1998 after floodwaters ripped open its earthen cap and sent heaps of refuse into the Las Vegas Wash and Lake Mead.

NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT–02/18/2012