RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection intends to decide in January whether to cut off most bottled water deliveries to neighbors of a toxic mine in Yerington who've been receiving it for the past 15 years.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The owner of an abandoned Nevada mine has suspended the normal bottled water deliveries it's been providing neighbors since tests in 2004 confirmed a plume of groundwater contaminated area wells.
After decades of resistance from the state of Nevada, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is taking the final steps to add an abandoned copper mine in Yerington to the list of the nation's most polluted Superfund sites.
Facing a deadline set by federal regulators, Gov. Brian Sandoval said the state needs more time to decide whether to end its long-held opposition to having an abandoned Nevada mine listed among the nation’s most contaminated sites.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Federal environmental regulators are waiting to hear any last-minute objections from Nevada's governor before formally moving ahead with their proposal to add a contaminated, abandoned mine in rural Yerington to the national list of priority Superfund sites.