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The Nevada Tax Commission on Tuesday rejected NV Energy's request that the state refund sales and use taxes paid on the coal that fuels two Nevada power plants.

The utility, formerly Sierra Pacific Power and Nevada Power, is expected to sue in district court to overturn the 5-2 decision.

The request seeks $14.4 million for coal used at the Reid Gardner Power Plant outside Las Vegas and $11.5 million for taxes paid on coal used at Valmy along Interstate 80 in Humboldt County - a total of $25.9 million for the period from 2002-2006. All the coal is imported to …

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