ELY, Nev. (AP) — A decade-long legal battle over a plan to pump groundwater from eastern Nevada to Las Vegas resumed this week with lawyers on both sides arguing over differing parts of a former state engineer’s decision to block the plan.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Clark County officials have proposed a public lands bill aiming to create new conservation areas and allow for more development, but critics in Nevada and Utah say its language could permit a proposed water pipeline project.
Bureau of Land Managament scientists have given the Southern Nevada Water Authority the rights to build a water pipeline, even though environmentalists are opposed to the project. What did the BLM see in their scientific research to give SNWA the go-ahead?.
Southern Nevada Water Authority General Manager Pat Mulroy has called it the most complicated construction project in the country. It claimed its first victim yesterday when 44-year-old Thomas Turner was killed by a stream of grout and rock under high pressure.