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.
"Fix A Leak Week"Environmental Protection Agency urges homeowners to check around their homes to help conserve water
Tribe Appealing EPA Coal Plant Air RulingTribal neighbors of a coal-fired power plant outside Las Vegas are taking complaints about air quality to a federal appeals court in San Francisco.
Nevada Tribe Fights Coal Plant In Pollution BattleA 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.
Firm Begins To Seal Troubled Sunrise Garbage DumpConstruction 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.