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

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The Mesquite, Nev., City Council 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.

October 15, 2012

The Mesquite, Nev., City Council 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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