October 2, 2023 1:18 am

Nevada Gas Prices Increase, But Remain Cheaper Than One Year Ago

Consumers have faced steep gas prices throughout the past year, as demand continues to rebound in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic and as a result of sanctions on Russian imports while the war in Ukraine continues to rage. As of June 15, the average price of gas per gallon in the United States is $3.589, a 5 cent increase from one month ago.

Colorado River States Reach an Agreement, but Not a Solution

After months of negotiations, seven Western states along the Colorado River have agreed to water cuts over the next three years to help keep two of the main reservoirs, Lake Mead and Lake Powell, from falling to critically low levels — but those cuts fall short of what scientists say are needed to stabilize the river in the long-term.