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New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill Nears

Almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.

04/14/2015

The San Onofre and Diablo Canyon nuclear power plants. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury Limits

The Supreme Court’s conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration’s first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.

03/26/2015

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Appeals Court Blocks Brewer’s Policy Of Denying Driver’s Licenses To Immigrants

An appeals court blocked Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s policy of denying driver’s licenses to young immigrants who have gotten work permits and avoided deportation under an Obama administration policy.

07/07/2014

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Supreme Court Rules That Companies Aren’t Required To Cover Contraception

The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.

06/30/2014

President Obama in a 2012 appearance at an alternative energy site in Boulder City

What CO2 Reductions Mean To Nevada

Nevada’s emissions from electrical power plants would be sliced more than 34 percent by 2030 under goals set Monday by the Environmental Protection Agency.

06/02/2014

Rail tunnel descending into the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository located in Nye County, Nevada, about 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas. (photo: MAXIM KNIAZKOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Court Suspends Nuke Fee Collections

The government collects $750 million annually for storage and disposal of nuclear waste

11/19/2013

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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 06/20/13: The Loss Of Freedom In America Town Hall

With the IRS targeting tea party groups and the National Security Agency collecting our phone records without our knowledge.

06/20/2013

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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 06/11/13: The Clark County School District, The Army, And The NSA

One in five of Nevada’s high school graduates who try to join the U.S. Army are smart enough to get into the Army.

06/11/2013

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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 05/16/13: Education, Scandals, And Jerry Tarkanian

oday we were live at Super Mex Restaurant to honor former UNLV Head Coach Jerry Tarkanian as he is going to be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall Of Fame.

05/16/2013

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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 05/15/13: The IRS, President Obama, And Eric Holder

United States Senator Dean Heller talks about the scandals facing the Obama Administration and what is going on in the Senate.

05/15/2013

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