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PNS Daily Newscast - July 23, 2019 


A bipartisan deal reached to avert U.S. government default. Also on our Tuesday rundown: a new report calculates the high hospital costs for employers. Plus, new legislation could help protect Florida's at-risk wildlife.

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Public News Service - NV: Urban Planning/Transportation

Las Vegas, NV – It's a hearing on a proposal to build a small rail line, but it's expected to draw big protests today because the Caliente Rail Line would carry tens of thousands of tons of toxic nuclear waste. You had to sign up two weeks in advance to speak at this hearing, but that isn't st

Las Vegas, NV – Nevada drivers are forking over as much as six percent of their income when they fuel up their cars, according to a new report. The United States has a 21-million-barrel-per-day oil habit, and the Natural Resources Defense Council report spells out just how much this is costing

Reno, NV – There's growing support for sustainable growth in northern Nevada, according to a new survey being released today. It shows a majority of voters want lawmakers to balance growth plans with natural resources. Pam Galloway is with Voices For a Sustainable Washoe County, the group th

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

New Orleans, LA - Human Rights Week takes on a whole new meaning as protesters from Nevada join others from around the nation in New Orleans in an effort to block the bulldozing of 4,000 structurally sound housing units ordered by the federal government. Loyola Law professor Bill Quigley knows som

Las Vegas, NV – A new study ranks Nevada 36th in the nation when it comes to global warming pollution. It doesn't sound too bad, until you consider that this sparsely-populated state creates more greenhouse gases than a host of developing nations. Dan Geary of the National Environmental Trus

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

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

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