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The New West and the Politics of the Environment

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Allison Gray
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The 90-minute documentary “The New West and the Politics of the Environment” explores how iconic Nevada Senator Harry Reid set the foundations for a green new deal in the state using power in new ways to settle water wars with respect for Native Americans, protect endangered species and usher in a just transition to renewable energy. “The New West and the Politics of the Environment” is partially funded and produced by the Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies (LENS) at UCLA.

The feature-length documentary, “The New West and the Politics of the Environment” will premiere in Southern California on Tues. Sept. 29 at 8 p.m. PT on KCET and Thurs. Oct. 1 at 9 p.m. PT on PBS SoCal. National airdates kick off Wed., Sept. 30 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Link TV nationwide (DirecTV 375 and DISH Network 9410)) as well as on Sun., Oct. 4 at 3:30 p.m. ET on WORLD Channel. A special airing in the Las Vegas region will take place on Mon. Nov. 23 at 9 p.m. on KLVX (Vegas PBS) in Las Vegas.

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