Nevada Mulls Using $25 Million From VW to Fix, Swap Old CarsNevada lawmakers are deliberating how the state should spend millions of dollars Volkswagen will pay after programming diesel engines to cheat on emissions tests.
Police Still Searching for Who Took Mercury to Vegas SchoolOfficials say they have a few leads in their investigation into who brought at least a quarter-cup of mercury to a Las Vegas middle school.
Vegas School Reopens After 1/4 Cup of Mercury is Cleaned UpA Las Vegas middle school is back in session nearly a week after a mercury discovery forced more than 1,000 students into a quarantine that lasted overnight.
EPA Puzzled by Mercury Amount at Vegas Middle SchoolInvestigators say they're puzzled by the significant amount of mercury found at a Las Vegas middle school, days after a few dribbles of the neurotoxin was first discovered and forced more than a thousand students into a quarantine that lasted overnight.
EPA to Further Test Students' Clothes After Mercury FindingThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is doing additional testing of 10 bags of clothing belonging to students at a Las Vegas school where several drops of mercury were discovered.
Few Examples of Lead Drinking Water Contamination in NevadaAn Associated Press analysis of federal Environmental Protection Agency data suggests lead contamination of drinking water is less prevalent in Nevada than other parts of the U.S.
Health Chief: Lead Levels Not a Worry in Goodsprings KidsAn official says tests found no significant lead contamination in the blood of schoolchildren in a former Nevada mining town where more than the federal safety limit for the heavy metal was found in water samples.
Nevada Gets Behind Clean PowerBusinesses and government agencies generally support federal plan
EPA Scolds North Las Vegas Over Water Pollution
Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking OversightDemocrats 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.
EPA: Keystone XL's Climate Impacts Need To Be RevisitedWith 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.
Oops! EPA Goes Off Topic, Tweets About KardashianThe 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.