RECORD NUMBER OF TRIBES GATHER TO OPPOSE NEVADA PIPELINE

LAS VEGAS, NV – More than 30 Tribal Leaders met in Las Vegas, Nevada today to issue a joint statement opposing the controversial Las Vegas groundwater pumping pipeline.  At the heart of the statement is the lack of required government-to-government consultation required by the federal government by Executive Order 13175 issued in 2000.  “The federal government has […]

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Families for Healthy Communities Send Mom’s Day Message to Congressional Reps

(Las Vegas, Nev.) – Mothers and their children made Mother’s Day about clean air and healthy communities May 12 by creating messages to go to Nevada’s federal congressional representatives.  Moms worked with the Nevada Conservation League to create the event at the Roots Community Garden in Las Vegasin support of legislation to control dangerous chemicals […]

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The Future is Unwritten

Some of you may have followed the news that the Nevada State Engineer, using language literally written by the Southern Nevada Water Authority, approved the withdrawal of billions of gallons of groundwater from the Great Basin – one of the last relatively pristine areas of the Continental United States. A lot of people have seen […]

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Nevada Conservation League Releases 2012 Early Endorsements

Las Vegas, NV – The Nevada Conservation League released their early endorsements in the 2012 election today.  The organization endorses pro-conservation candidates in state legislative races.  The early endorsements are reserved for incumbent lawmakers with a strong pro-conservation voting record. “These elected officials have demonstrated a strong regard for conservation issues in their work in […]

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A Good Day for Golf Courses… the Rest of Us, Not So Much

The upshot from today’s unfortunate vote by the SNWA board on water-rate increases here in Clark County: Golf courses and casinos win big, residents and small businesses take it on the chin. The board, backed by Labor, backed the casino “option,” although according to a number of speakers, SNWA never seriously considered continued charging for […]

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