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Gov. Brian Sandoval did the right thing by vetoing stricter green portfolio standards for utilities – LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL

Gov. Brian Sandoval’s recent decision to veto an increase in the state’s renewable portfolio standard is not just a win for the state’s economy, but for the environment, too.

Renewable portfolio standards require utilities to buy a percentage of the electricity they provide from qualifying sources such as wind and solar. It’s a policy that sounds straightforward, but it has several unintended consequences that work against its environmental goals.

Read more in the Las Vegas Review Journal