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Alliance Launched To Save Bees

Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.

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Solar water heating could cut Nevada’s pollution

Nevada could reduce pollution and dependence on fossil fuels through the deployment of off-the-shelf, cost-effective solar hot water technology, according to a new report by Environment Nevada.

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Report | Environment Nevada

Smart, Clean and Ready to Go: How Solar Hot Water Can Reduce Pollution and Dependence on Fossil Fuels

Solar water heating has the potential to reduce America’s dependence on fossil fuels and curb pollution that causes global warming and respiratory problems. By taking advantage of America’s full potential to produce hot water for homes and businesses from solar energy, the nation could reduce natural gas consumption by 2.5 percent and electricity use by nearly one percent, while avoiding 52 million metric tons of carbon dioxide pollution per year—equivalent to emissions from 13 coal-fired power plants or 9.9 million cars

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Report | Environment America

Safer By Design: Businesses Can Replace Toxic Ingredients Through Green Chemistry

The widespread use of toxic chemicals – in everything from industrial plants to baby bottles – is threatening our health and environment. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Leading American businesses are showing that they can reduce or eliminate the use of toxic chemicals, keeping them out of our air, water, land and food. Through innovation, businesses can design manufacturing processes and products to be safe, following the principles of green chemistry.

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News Release | Environment Nevada

Reid Gardner emits most mercury in Nevada LAS VEGAS – Reid Gardner Generating Station in Moapa emits 119 pounds of mercury every year — the most in Nevada —according to a new Environment Nevada report, “Dirty Energy’s Assault on our Health: Mercury.” The

Reid Gardner Generating Station in Moapa emits 119 pounds of mercury every year — the most in Nevada —according to a new Environment Nevada report, “Dirty Energy’s Assault on our Health: Mercury.”

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News Release | Environment Nevada

America Cannot Afford Big Oil's Plan

After a year in which America’s dependence on oil caused our nation’s largest environmental catastrophe, put billions of tons of pollution in our atmosphere, and undermined our economic and national security, the American Petroleum Institute (API) today proposed an energy plan that would further degrade our environment, endanger public health, boost Big Oil profits, and deepen our dependence on oil.

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