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The Story Behind the New WalMart Site


The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection with the U.S. EPA and the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony have collaborated to clean up contaminated land in Reno, Nevada, which his now the site of construction for a new WalMart. This video shares the success of the environmental Brownfields program, which loans money to restore land to productive use.

Bob Conrad
Bob Conradhttp://thisisreno.com
Bob Conrad is publisher, editor and co-founder of This Is Reno. He has served in communications positions for various state agencies and earned a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2011. He is also a part time instructor at UNR and sits on the boards of the Nevada Press Association and Nevada Open Government Coalition.




UNR leading project to address urban, rural water issues

Nevada's drought continues, and a new National Science Foundation project based at the University of Nevada, Reno will bring together state experts to address the state’s water issues.