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Everyone in Nevada is talking about water. Here are five things to know.

This week’s Indy Environment newsletter looks at the common questions readers have about water and provides context about where our water comes from in Nevada.

Coalition hopes to seize infrastructure bill opportunity, expand railroads in Nevada

As it stands, only one active Amtrak line runs through Nevada, connecting Sacramento to Reno, which then goes on to connect to Winnemucca, Elko and, eventually, Salt Lake City. Las Vegas has no passenger rail service. But a new group is looking to change rail in the state as a whole, and state leaders are eyeing the possibilities as well. 

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