Nevada Environmental Justice Coalition

KNPR: Nevada legislative committee to decide on climate inequity study

The state legislature’s Natural Resource Committee may decide Wednesday if Nevada will become the third state to conduct a comprehensive study on climate inequity. High school students scored lower on tests in areas with high levels of pollution,” said 15-year-old Haley Elmore. The Natural Resources Committee heard from people like this Chaparral High School student, […]

TNI mention: First Environmental Justice Day at the Legislature backs Outdoor Workers Protection

In the basement of Winnemucca’s historic courthouse, walking distance to the Humboldt River, is a vault containing water records dating back at least a century, when officials started to divide up the roughly 330-mile river that stretches across central Nevada from Wells to Lovelock. Such documents — maps, court decree files and state reports — are […]

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