DOI Supports Western Water Reclamation with Additional Investment

Funding will expand water recycling and reclamation facilities. The Department of the Interior announced that $142 million will be distributed to water recycling and reclamation facilities throughout the…

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DOI Makes Additional Investment in Lake Mead Water Conservation

The funding will improve metering and distribution to save 700,000 acre-feet of water. The Department of the Interior (DOI) distributed $700 million to long-term water conservation projects around…

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Transportation Department Approves Bonds for Western High-Speed Rail

$2.5 billion in funding has been made available for the connection between Las Vegas and Southern California. The Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that $2.5 billion in private…

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Acting Labor Secretary Meets with Workers in Nevada

She participated in a roundtable discussion on protections for migrant workers. Acting Labor Secretary Su joined a roundtable discussion at the Arriba Las Vegas Workers Center last week,…

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President Announces $8.2 Billion for Passenger Rail Systems 

A high-speed rail line between Nevada and California is included.  President Joe Biden said his administration has authorized $8.2 billion in funding for ten passenger rail projects. He made…

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Transportation Department Releases Funding for Western Flood Recovery

Emergency funding was quickly provided to repair flood damages in California and Nevada. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation has made over $4…

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Large Lithium Deposit Discovered in U.S. 

The mineral is needed for batteries In a volcanic crater located along the Nevada-Oregon border may be the largest deposit of lithium in the world. It is estimated…

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California Experiences “Hurriquake”

Monday morning earthquake adds to the devastation of now Tropical Storm Hilary.  California has experienced tremendous flooding from what is now Tropical Storm Hilary. On top of that,…

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DOI Makes Eligible Public Lands Available for Affordable Housing

Set to develop Las Vegas through a partnership with HUD. The Departments of the Interior (DOI) and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced an agreement to develop affordable…

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Tribes and Environmentalists Appeal Lithium Mine Construction

President’s administration pursues domestic lithium for electric vehicle production. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently heard arguments from environmentalists and tribal communities opposing the construction of a…

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