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PNS Daily Newscast - May 29, 2020 


More than a dozen Internal Affairs complaints against the Minneapolis Police officer involved in the death of George Floyd - we report on what's behind the current tensions.

2020Talks - May 29, 2020 


Republican Voters Against Trump just launched and plans to spend 10 dollars on the 2020 campaign. And President Trump signed an executive order making social media companies liable for content their users post.

Public News Service - NV: Environmental Justice

PHOTO: The clock is ticking as local conservation groups decide whether they need to file suit in response to a controversial decision by the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency.

LAS VEGAS – Local conservation groups are deciding whether to head to court to fight the development plan approved this week by Lake Tahoe regulators. Laurel Ames with the Tahoe Area Sierra Club says the plan just approved by the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency means a whole lot more developm

LAS VEGAS - With the Bureau of Land Management's window for final comments closing Oct. 1, opponents of the massive Las Vegas water pipeline project are reaching far and wide to plead their case. As of today, says Rob Mrowka, Nevada conservation advocate for the Center for Biological Diversity, mor

LAS VEGAS - Nevada is once again host to the national Clean Energy Summit, but this year one of the state's coal-fired power plants is drawing protests. Nevada is among the states with the most to gain from clean energy, according to Barbara Boyle, senior policy advisor, Clean Energy Campaign for th

LAS VEGAS - The Environmental Protection Agency will hold an additional hearing today about the fate of the Reid Gardner coal-fired power plant - and this one will be on tribal land. Federal law requires the EPA to hold the hearing close to the source of pollution, according to William Anderson, ch

LAS VEGAS - The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed new air pollution limits for the Reid Gardner coal-fired power plant, but opponents say they fall far short of protecting public health. William Anderson, chairman of the Moapa Band of Paiutes, says the proposal is another in a long line

LAS VEGAS - The federal Bureau of Land Management wants the public to have its say this summer on the environmental impacts of piping 65 billion gallons of groundwater per year from Utah and rural Nevada to Las Vegas. Rose Strickland, public-lands chairman with the Toiyabe Chapter of the Sierra Clu

LAS VEGAS - Nevadans are invited to help make the call on whether solar energy development is "in the zone." The U.S. Department of Interior is holding meetings starting Tuesday in Las Vegas to listen to views on plans for solar projects on public lands. Greg Seymour, renewable energy coordinator

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Strike the right balance. That's one message being sent to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar today, as he addresses the Colorado River Water Users Conference at Caesar's Palace. It's a tough job to meet the growing water needs of people and wildlife that depend on the Colorado River

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