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Nevada to get $22 million from Volkswagen settlement

Nevada has been apportioned $22 million from the $4.7 billion trust fund that has been split by the EPA into two programs: a NOx emissions reduction program that has been allocated $2.7 billion and a zero-emission vehicle infrastructure program that has been allocated $2 billion.

SEMA showcases latest trends and products

Mike Austin took in the SEMA convention and admired his crew’s work like a proud papa. The general manager of Findlay Customs, a car and truck customization shop, restored a 1949 Chevrolet truck that was on display at the Specialty Equipment Market Association trade show earlier this month at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Proposed law could change power structure

Las Vegas Sands Corp. and MGM Resorts International are sponsoring a Nevada Energy Choice Amendment initiative that will allow voters to consider Question 3 on the Nov. 8 statewide ballot to “vote in favor of making electricity markets open and minimizing the regulatory burden on the electric energy sector” with a Yes vote, that would propose changes to the state constitution. A No vote would allow statewide utilities to continue operating as regulated monopolies.

What to expect from an in-house intellectual property attorney

Today, technological innovation drives almost everything. Creation, protection and exploitation of new ideas are paramount for organizations to survive, whether the organization is driven by hardware, software or services. Particularly when new ideas are created, patent and trademark protection is conventional.