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Sparks plant fined $30,000 for discharge

A now-defunct metal plating company in Sparks was fined $30,000 for violating the Clean Water Act by discharging highly acidic waste into a sewer that empties into the Truckee Meadows sewage treatment plant.

Greg Street Plating Inc. pleaded guilty to a one-count indictment for the criminal violation which occurred in 2003, according to a Justice Department statement last week.

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Drag show at Nellis AFB canceled, reports say

The drag show, scheduled for the start of Pride Month, was canceled after top military officials learned about it, according to news report