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Protecting the Environment and Stopping Yucca Mountain

AP: On Nevada trip, Haaland celebrates ‘new era’ of conservation

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland joined members of Nevada’s congressional delegation and tribal leaders on Friday to celebrate Avi Kwa Ame, the state’s newly designated national monument, saying the recognition of the desert mountain heralds a “new era” of environmental conservation in which the federal government and tribal nations will work together to maintain…

Rep. Dina Titus Statement on Colorado River Proposed Revisions

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Las Vegas, NV – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01), a member of the bipartisan Colorado River Caucus, issued the following statement after the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation released their draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for potentially revising the interim operating guidelines for water usage among Colorado River Basin states: “The Colorado River Basin’s…

Rep. Dina Titus Statement on Historic Funding to Keep Water in Lake Mead

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Las Vegas, NV – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01) released the following statement on the U.S. Department of Interior’s announcement of up to $269 million in funding and conservation agreements to help the Gila River Indian Community and water users across the Lower Colorado River Basin: “The Interior Department’s announcement of up to $269 million in water conservation funding is…

Titus Announces $63.5M for Water Infrastructure in Nevada Thanks to Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

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Las Vegas, NV – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01) announced that, thanks to the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law she championed in Congress, Nevada will be receiving $63,521,000 in new funding for drinking water infrastructure upgrades from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Drinking Water State Revolving Fund. “I supported and voted for the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law…

Titus, Cortez Masto Lead Nevada Delegation’s Reintroduction of the Nuclear Waste Informed Consent Act

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Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Dina Titus (D-NV) reintroduced legislation that would require state, local, and tribal governments to provide consent before the construction of a permanent nuclear waste depository at Yucca Mountain. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), who led companion legislation in the Senate, and Rep. Titus were joined by Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV),…