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BLM rejects massive wind farm along California-Nevada border

The project by a Sweden-based energy company would have built more than 200 turbines, each the height of a skyscraper, along a 22-mile stretch of desert west of Searchlight.

Nevada’s mines could hold key to Question 6 energy standard

State is home to enough old mines and other former industrial sites to accommodate the new solar, wind and geothermal plants that would enable it to reach the 50 percent renewable energy standard, an analysis shows.

BLM removes Nevada sage grouse habitat from oil, gas lease auction

Environmentalists are celebrating a court ruling that removed more than a million acres of federal land in Western states from an upcoming oil and gas auction in greater sage grouse habitat, including about 330,000 acres in Nevada.

Old Nevada mines may get new leases on life as solar arrays

The State Environmental Commission voted Wednesday to add “renewable energy development and storage” to the list of acceptable post-production uses for shuttered mines to encourage developers to use the already-disturbed land.

Searchlight residents blast proposed wind turbine project

About 50 people in this town of about 400 residents turned out to voice their displeasure with the project, which could bring more than 200 wind turbines, each the height of a skyscraper, to the hills 10 miles to the west.

Clark County schools consider cutting the NV Energy cord

Nevada’s largest school district — the fifth biggest in the nation — could become the first major public entity to leave NV Energy under a proposal headed to school board trustees this week.

Trump’s budget chief says funding for Yucca Mountain was his idea

President Donald Trump’s top budget man, Mick Mulvaney, solved a mystery Tuesday. Asked who put $120 million into Trump’s spending plan to restart licensing for a Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository and other interim storage, Mulvaney said he did it.

Conservationists fight Ruby Mountains oil development

Conservationists are bashing the latest move to open more federal land in Nevada to oil exploration, this time in the Ruby Mountains of Elko County.

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