Acting Superintendent Paul Deprey knows a good thing when he sees it, and seeing at the Great Basin National Park is exactly the point.
At night, visitors soak up views of the milky way that, because of light pollution, are no longer available most places.
When Pistone and staff met with the public weeks ago, they admitted that the computer models they analyzed regarding pollution effects were supplied by the power companies.
The company wants the new coal plants as a bridge to renewable sources down the road so that the neon lights and air conditioners stay on in Las Vegas.
At every opportunity, Marasco appears at public meetings to rail against the plants.
George Knapp, Chief Investigative Reporter
Nevada is ground zero in the international debate over global warming. Three multi-billion dollar coal-fired power plants are on line to be built in rural areas in the eastern part of the state, even though much of the country is moving away from coal plants because of concerns over climate change. Chief Investigative Reporter George Knapp has the details.More>>
Melissa Duran, Reporter
The controversy surrounding more coal-fire plants coming to Nevada continues to heat up. Critics want the coal plants stopped, while Nevada power continues to guarantee their success. Melissa Duran has the story.More>> Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid failed to get language into a year-end spending bill that could have blocked new coal plants in Nevada by boosting air quality requirements at Great Basin National Park.More>>
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LAS VEGAS -- NV Energy officials are working on power outage in the Summerlin area near Fort Apache and Flamingo Roads. Officials confirm 7,500 homes are without power and there's no cause on what ledMore>> NV Energy officials are working on a power outage in the Summerlin area near Fort Apache and Flamingo Roads.More>> LAS VEGAS -- The ethics case involving a Clark County Family Court judge is now in the hands of the Judicial Discipline Commission. The commission is deciding the fate of Judge Steven Jones. He is accusedMore>> The ethics case involving a Clark County Family Court judge is now being considered by the Judicial Discipline Commission.More>> LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are investigating a fatal shooting at the intersection of Owens and H Street. A witness said it happened around 9:30, Saturday night. 8 News Now has a crew on the way toMore>> Police investigate fatal shooting at Owens and H Street.More>> Las Vegas-- Interstate-15 is closed both ways at the Utah border due to icy conditions at the Virgin River Gorge. There have been reports of several accidents in that area, according to NHP. No wordMore>> Interstate-15 is back open to traffic.
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