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PNS Daily Newscast - January 17, 2019 


Speaker Pelosi sends a message to Trump – No State of the Union in Congress while shutdown continues. Also on the Thursday rundown: federal employees in Michigan to rally against the shutdown. Plus a Green New Deal in New York raises the bar for clean energy.

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Public News Service - NV: Public Lands/Wilderness

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

Las Vegas, NV - Action by Congress in late 2006 not only protected half a million acres of Nevada wilderness, but it also set an important conservation precedent for 2007 and beyond. It went down to the final hours for Congress to act, but earlier this month, lawmakers designated over 558,000 acre

Las Vegas, NV - While the holidays are known for splurging, there are some easy ways Nevadans can cut back on waste and litter. The Sierra Club's Lydia Ball says Nevadans can save as much as $50 on their monthly utility bills with one simple change. "We can buy energy-saving holiday lights, which a

Las Vegas, NV - A first-of-its-kind study says predictions about hard rock mining's impact on water quality are not what they were cracked up to be. The study looked at predictions mine operators made about water quality, and then investigated in later years to see if they were accurate. Study auth

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