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PNS Daily Newscast - June 20, 2019 


The Trump administration finalizes a coal-friendly emissions rule for power plants. Also on today's rundown: A new development in the debate over the 2020 Census citizenship question; and why "Juneteenth" is an encore celebration in Florida and other states.

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Public News Service - NV: Public Lands/Wilderness

Las Vegas, NV – The Clean Energy Summit opening Monday in Las Vegas is a major event that could determine the future of clean energy production and decide where it will be produced in the West. Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens, former President Bill Clinton, Nevada Senator Harry Reid, and other

Las Vegas, NV – They don't call it the Silver State for nothing. Nevadans are hoping a Senate committee will remember the economic benefits of mining, as well as other local concerns, as it considers an update of the 1872 Hardrock Mining Law. The House already passed its version, and Nevadans

Las Vegas, NV – This week is the tenth anniversary of a U.S. Forest Service rule that has special meaning for Nevada. The Roadless Area Conservation Policy, commonly known as the "Roadless Rule," protects 3.2 million acres of national forests -- more than half the state's total of almost 6 mil

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

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