'Mr. Shad and Mr. Crowell treated Fernley’s concerns as mere minor inconveniences. This is especially troubling coming from Mr. Crowell who, as a state official, should be looking out for the best interests of the citizens of Nevada rather than promoting a federal government project that will hurt those citizens.'
With respect to the United States Bureau of Reclamation’s (USBOR) proposal to line the Truckee Canal, NDWR understands that there are many challenges and complexities this proposed project creates for the City of Fernley.
"Lithium, from my perspective, is one of the great emerging economic stories for Nevada that will really be a benefit if we can leverage it correctly. We have a unique ability, compared to other states, to have the full economic lifecycle for lithium, from extraction to production in batteries to recycling it back into the supply chain. And we have all three of those components here." Brad Crowell, Director of the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources,
"The first thing they (Nevada Republicans) should do is get rid of their state chairman. He is not capable of running this operation any more. I mean Michael McDonald, primarily."
Sig Rogich, current president of the Rogich Communications Group.
"It is going to be a tough race. A sitting, incumbent Democratic governor. And that (Nevada Democratic) party has a history. They've handed Donald Trump a 100,000-vote loss in Clark County -- twice."
U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Carson City
"It was also frustrating because the LCB defended the Democrats' position, which ended up being wrong, right? So we've got the Supreme Court that finds it wrong and then the Republicans, to fight it, had to actually raise money to do that." State Sen. Heidi Gansert, R-Reno, speaking of a legal fight over a bill that raised revenues without a two-thirds majority of lawmakers