PNS Daily Newscast - Friday, August 23, 2019 

A federal court ruling changes how the President is elected, and Florida Democrats trigger a special session vote on guns. Those stories and more in today's news.

Daily Newscasts

Public News Service - NV: Water

LAS VEGAS - The agreement between Nevada and Utah for a 50-50 split of Snake Valley groundwater could be ratified any day now, but there are concerns about the monitoring intended to protect the water supply. Congress requires the two states to come to agreement about how to divide the water before

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - While the headlines have been filled with lawyers and public officials reacting to the state court ruling in the Las Vegas water pipeline case, little attention has been paid to the ranchers who filed the suit along with the Great Basin Water Network. Nevada 7th Judicial District J

LAS VEGAS - In an effort to blow the whistle on what they're calling "fraudulent tactics" to strike down clean energy legislation, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and other non-profit groups have joined together to launch the "polluter fraud hot line." Adam Kolton with the NWF says the hot

LAS VEGAS - Protestors are expected to arrive by the busload at a key hearing today on whether the multi-billion dollar Las Vegas water pipeline should go forward. The hearing follows a surprise water-sharing agreement last week between Utah and Nevada that is crucial for the pipeline. Some Utah res

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Nevadans have their chance to comment today on the proposed 670-mile Ruby pipeline that backers say will meet growing demand for natural gas in the Silver State. However, according to Rose Strickland with the public lands committee of the Toiyabe Chapter of the Sierra Club, it's de

Las Vegas, NV – Nevada saw the Mohave Generating Station throw in the towel this month, and plant operators said the cost of obeying clean-up orders issued by the Environmental Protection Agency was a major factor. Rick Spilsbury is an Ely Shoshone and a member of the Bristlecone Alliance, and

Mt. Tenabo, Nev. – Tribal drums will be heard outside the federal courthouse in San Francisco today, in a case that pits the federal government's ability to assign mining rights against Native Americans' rights to protect their places of worship means. At issue in South Fork Band Council vs.

Las Vegas, NV – Two million Americans are infected with drug-resistant bacteria every year, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), and 90,000 of them die. Some experts blame the routine use of antibiotics on healthy farm animals. Laura Rogers, project director of Human Health and

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