NV Energy's plan to move away from coal and invest more in renewable energy has a lot of powerful supporters, including U.S. Sen. Harry Reid and Governor Brian Sandoval. But it has some critics as well, including former Attorney General of Nevada Frankie Sue Del Papa, who is worried about NV Energy earning profits at the expense of ratepayers. She joins us to talk about her concerns, and what she would like to see in the final bill.
Recently, members of the Moapa Band of Paiutes discovered that five years of air monitoring data from Reid Gardner Power Plant had to be thrown out by state authorities. For years, the tribe has alleged that pollution from the plant is contributing to health problems.