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 is publisher, editor and co-founder of This Is Reno. He has served in communications positions for various state agencies and earned a doctorate from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2011, where he completed a dissertation on social media, journalism and crisis communications. In addition to managing This Is Reno, he holds a part-time appointment for the Mineral County University of Nevada Extension office.