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PNS Daily Newscast - March 25, 2019 


Mueller clears Trump of coordinating with Russia, but leaves the door open to obstruction of justice. Also on the Monday rundown: A look at how federal food assistance helps people looking for work. Plus, are you driving a salvaged car?

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Public News Service - NV: Public Lands/Wilderness

Las Vegas, NV – The nation lost plenty of its wide open spaces this year, and defenders of wild areas could have their work cut out for them again in 2008. A new report (from the U.S. Forest Service) estimates that the United States loses four acres of open space per minute. With that in mind

Las Vegas, NV – Say "Happy Birthday" to a federal law credited with making sure there are wild areas in Nevada, not too far from your front door. Today is the fifth anniversary of the "Clark County Conservation of Public Land and Natural Resources Act," legislation which protects more than 450

Washington, DC – A vote in Congress could bring big reforms to a major Nevada industry. The House voted 244-166 in favor of the first hardrock mining reforms in more than a century. Among the proposed changes: the bill would permanently ban the sale of public lands to miners. Nevada conservati

Reno, NV – Nevadans in the Reno area will have their say this week on how far urban sprawl should be allowed to crawl. The public comment period on the "Open Space and Natural Resources Management Plan" opens tomorrow. Hiker and conservationist Ron Fudge says people should make their voices

Reno, NV – Hundreds of Nevadans will head into the backcountry this weekend to clean up some of the state’s most-prime real estate: public lands. Saturday is National Public Lands Day and volunteers will be placing new signs, repairing trails, and planting grasses and trees in fire zones

Black Rock City, NV – The fire has already been lit for this year’s ‘Burning Man Festival,’ and now the stage is set for a new act; The ‘Green Man.’ Tens of thousands are gathered in Black Rock City for the long weekend and the annual festival of self-expression.

Las Vegas, NV - A federal plan to modernize the delivery of electric power nationwide raises serious state rights, property rights, and public land protections issues in Nevada. It's a plan widely criticized by states' rights groups, conservation organizations, Native Americans and private property

The U.S. Senate voted by a wide margin yesterday to tack an emergency spending amendment onto the war spending bill that has major implications for Nevada counties, schools and public lands. By a vote of 75-22 the Senate passed the Wyden Amendment, which proposes to fully fund the PILT or payment i

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