Mesquite, Nev., rebels against state-mandated energy code

The city council of Mesquite, Nev., voted against adopting a new energy efficiency code adopted by the state.

October 11, 2012 |

The city council of Mesquite, Nev., voted against adopting a new energy efficiency code adopted by the state. The ordinance change would have incorporated amendments to the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code that went into effect July 1 throughout the state. City officials criticized the measure as an unfunded mandate. “Fundamentally, personally, I can't stand this,” said one councilor. “This is government at its worst.”

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