Nevada conservationists held a webinar to discuss the protection of Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge near the Nevada-California border from proposed mining activities.
There are more than 80 lithium projects proposed on Nevada’s public lands as the nation races to power the green energy transition. Now conservation groups are looking to state lawmakers to establish a rule-making process that would help reduce the establishment of mines in areas of greatest conflict.
A new analysis found Nevada drivers can save thousands of dollars by making the switch from a gas-powered car to an electric vehicle.
Such contests kill tens of thousands of coyotes, foxes, squirrels and other animals each year.
The U.S. Energy Department will pause approvals of new exports of liquified natural gas to all countries without a free trade agreement with the United States, Secretary Jennifer Granholm and White House National Climate Advisor Ali Zaidi said on a press call Thursday.
On Wednesday, federal wildlife managers announced that three rare species found in Nevada may warrant federal protections under the Endangered Species Act.
Gov. Joe Lombardo and 15 other Republican governors called on Pres. Joe Biden Monday to “change course on your current mandate that two out of every three vehicles be battery electrics by 2032.”
More utility-scale solar development is on the horizon for Nevada’s deserts after federal land managers announced the advancement of four proposed solar projects in the state Wednesday. If approved, the combined projects would generate enough renewable energy and battery storage to power nearly 400,000 homes.
Individuals and environmental groups have had their input on NV Energy’s 2024 Integrated Resource Plan, which some say will play a big role in the state’s energy future. The feedback session was mandated under Assembly Bill 524 which passed last year to increase transparency and engage Nevadans in energy decisions.
On Tuesday, the U.S Department of the Interior announced more than $51 million in funding from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda for 18 projects in eight states to restore and protect aquatic ecosystems, including the Las Vegas Wash wetlands.