News Release | Environment Nevada

Representative Berkley Standing Up for Nevadans’ Health Within Federal Budget Debate

As negotiations around funding for the federal government continue into the weekend in Washington, D.C., Representative Berkley is taking actions to ensure that the final bill does not include attacks on Nevadans’ public health and our environment.  Most notably, Representative Berkley signed onto a letter this week to House Speaker John Boehner, urging him to not allow for any attacks on the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to clean up dangerous pollution.  The letter was written in response to the many attacks on EPA’s ability to protect public health and the environment that were in the original House-passed funding bill (H.R. 1, passed on February 19, details below), and the fear that similar attacks could be included in the funding bill being negotiated this weekend. A total of 19 Senators and 56 House members signed onto letters opposing anti-environment pieces in a government funding bill, and 34 Senators are original cosponsors of the Clean Air Act resolution introduced on Thursday.

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Letter to the Editor: Mercury ruling good for kids

A letter to the editor written by Environment Nevada intern Sarah Newman was published in the Ely Times. The letter argues that the EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Rule is a good choice for Nevada's children.

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Solar water heating could cut Nevada’s pollution

Nevada could reduce pollution and dependence on fossil fuels through the deployment of off-the-shelf, cost-effective solar hot water technology, according to a new report by Environment Nevada.

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America Cannot Afford Big Oil's Plan

After a year in which America’s dependence on oil caused our nation’s largest environmental catastrophe, put billions of tons of pollution in our atmosphere, and undermined our economic and national security, the American Petroleum Institute (API) today proposed an energy plan that would further degrade our environment, endanger public health, boost Big Oil profits, and deepen our dependence on oil.

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