posted on December 24, 2015 at 2:22 PM
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Fifteen years after U.S. regulators started assessing damage and health risks at an abandoned Nevada copper mine, the Environmental Protection Agency is moving to add the contaminated site to its Superfund National Priority...
posted on December 11, 2015 at 3:04 PM
Nevada plans to offer $335 million in state tax incentives and infrastructure upgrades to an upstart, Chinese investor-backed electric carmaker that wants to build $1 billion production plant in a Las Vegas suburb
posted on November 13, 2015 at 5:14 PM
Mother Nature started to draw the curtain on the 2015 harvest season as inclement weather hit the Midwest, Mountains and High Plains affecting more than 36 million people.
posted on February 13, 2015 at 1:04 PM
The number of solar industry jobs in Nevada more than doubled last year, the fastest per capita growth in the nation, a nonprofit research and education group said in a new report Thursday.
posted on January 16, 2015 at 1:59 PM
Federal agencies released a pair of forecasts showing dry conditions will persist in parts of the drought-stricken West, suggesting there won't be enough snow to boost water supplies.
posted on November 7, 2014 at 4:50 PM
Western ranchers, as well as energy companies and recreational users, stand to lose access to some western federal lands – at least during certain times of the year - if the greater sage-grouse is listed as a threatened or endangered species next...
posted on July 12, 2013 at 11:04 AM
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fire crews worked Tuesday to stop two large Nevada wildfires advancing through rugged mountain areas, including one billowing smoke visible from downtown Las Vegas and another southwest of Reno.
Fifty firefighters were...
posted on June 7, 2013 at 4:12 PM
The National Science Academy's National Research Council concluded that management of wild horses has led to overpopulation
posted on July 29, 2011 at 6:42 PM
NORTH LAS VEGAS (AP) -- In an arid field of Joshua trees and desert brush 30 miles from the Las Vegas Strip, an isolated farm is raising thousands of recently hatched shrimp in salt-water tanks filled from a nearby well.
posted on January 21, 2010 at 11:01 AM
RENO, Nev. (AP) -The federal Agriculture Department says guidelines for a pilot project in Nevada to build farm structures called "high tunnels" have been released by the Natural Resources Conservation Service.
posted on July 25, 2008 at 8:07 PM
Water disagreements often dominate news stories across the American Southwest. The rapidly-growing city of Las Vegas is no exception. Urban expansion is siphoning nearby Lake Mead and some rural ranchers are at odds with a controversial water...