Proposed Las Vegas Airport Stirs Environmental Concerns

Environmentalists fear the airport would disrupt the tranquility of the Mojave National Preserve, whose major attraction is its serenity.

"You can already see a substantial glow on the horizon at night,' he said.

"With a major airport so close to the park, we are very concerned that two of the preserve's most treasured values its piercing quiet and its dark night skies could be lost.'

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