When Nevada inherited the closed Beatty nuclear waste dump in 1997, it accepted $9 million from the firm that operated it. After a frightening fiery accident last year, the cost of a retrofit is likely to be far in excess of that.
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The EPA says TIMET failed to immediately notify authorities of the leak, which continued for several hours and drew odor complaints from residents up to 7 miles away.
The National Park Service announced Wednesday that the Historic Railroad Trail and part of the River Mountains Loop Trail at Lake Mead will be temporarily closed for improvements.
The lone woman on trial in Oregon’s refuge-standoff case could have a weapons charge dismissed unless more evidence emerges.
Ammon Bundy’s federal conspiracy trial resumed Thursday despite a motion from his lawyers seeking a postponement until a court rules on their appeals.
The new visitor contact station at National Conservation Area near Henderson will be open daily starting Saturday.
Some of the Silver State’s most spectacular landscapes went on display Monday on Capitol Hill, as a week-long photo exhibit called “Home Means Nevada” debuted in the rotunda of the Senate Russell Building.
Environmental groups have pumped more than $3 million into elections in Nevada, investing money into ads and a ground game that will get canvassers and volunteers out knocking on doors from Las Vegas to Northern Nevada.
About 20 local educators stepped away from their lesson planning and ungraded homework Saturday morning to take part in the Southern Nevada Science Teachers Association’s fall kickoff event at the nature park. Such events demonstrate how informal and formal education can coexist in local schools.
U.S. District Judge Anna Brown warned Ammon Bundy’s lawyer that she will hold him in contempt of court if he keeps trying to bring up Robert “LaVoy” Finicum’s death in front of jurors.