Listen

News 88.9 KNPR
Classical 89.7 KCNV
'Jazz'
NV89 Discover Music

an member station

It may surprise you that drones are flying over Nevada. They’re not the killing machines the military is using in Afghanistan, but drones none the less.

Used by law enforcement, farmers, even your nosy neighbors, commercial drones are poised to become a multibillion dollar industry. 

And industry advocates say they’ll revolutionize everything from monitoring gas pipelines to delivering pizza. But, privacy concerns are very real.

Support comes from

Guests

Richard Jost, director with Fennemore Craig Jones Vargas

Hillary Farber, associate professors at UMass School of Law

Steve Hill, director of the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development

Bruce Black, consultant with Gannet International