Last year, the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced new rules for methane emissions from oil and natural gas operations. The rules were to limit methane emissions from new fossil fuel infrastructure and...
Assembly Member Chris Brooks (D-Las Vegas) wasted no time after President Donald Trump revealed his federal budget request includes $120 million to revive the long-troubled Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. He sprang into action. And now, the Nevada Legislature...
Governor Jay Inslee is thinking about running for president. Please don’t beat yourself up if your first response is, Who is THAT? Jay Inslee is the governor of Washington State, or – as he likes to call it – “the other...
Before he left office, President Barack Obama oversaw the drafting of two rules to regulate the waste of methane gas. President Donald Trump and Republican leaders in Congress are now pushing to kill both of these rules. Local environmentalists...
In 2017, Nevada became a key state for “The Resistance” to push back against Trump Administration policies, from immigrant rights to renewable energy and marijuana legalization. This week, we’ll be remembering the moments that made 2017 a year that...
On Friday, Rep. Mark Amodei (R-Carson City) opened up during his appearance at the “Eggs and Issues” breakfast hosted by the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce. Amodei spent the morning explaining his conditions for supporting the Yucca Mountain...
You have heard of the Parkland students who are leading the #NeverAgain movement against gun violence. As we approach Earth Day this weekend, it's important to spread the word about another group of youth out of Oregon have shown...
Renewable energy advocates and climate activists were horrified by the Nevada Public Utilities Commission’s December 2015 rooftop solar decision. Over a year later, that PUC decision may be reversed… And then some. Late in 2015, the PUC ended the state’s...
Assemblyman Chris Brooks (D-Las Vegas) was the key player on all things renewable energy during the 79th Session of the Nevada Legislature. What are his final thoughts on this year’s movement on renewable energy? He answered a few final...
By Christina Karr I was very upset in December 2015, when I learned that it would no longer be economically feasible for me to go solar. Think about that, not being able to use sunshine as energy in one of...

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