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In the first-ever collaboration between the Nevada Current and Nevada Public Radio, the Current's Jeniffer Solis asks: Can a coalition of small-town residents, tribal leaders, and conservationists protect their prized lands from lithium mining in the Amargosa Valley? The odds are against them, but they’re trying.

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