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Southwest, United to Get Bulk of Nevada’s VW Settlement Funds (1)

Nov. 5, 2018, 8:49 PMUpdated: Nov. 6, 2018, 12:21 AM

Airlines that operate in Las Vegas and Reno will get the bulk of Nevada’s money next year from a Volkswagen settlement that funds projects to improve air quality.

Southwest Airlines and United Airlines are the biggest beneficiaries of $6.6 million that the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection will hand out in 2019, the division under the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources announced Nov. 5. The airline projects to upgrade equipment used for airport operations and aircraft maintenance are among a dozen that were chosen for funding.

The money comes from part of Nevada’s share ...

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