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NDEP just announced $6.6 million in awards to help replace or repower 190 vehicles with clean technology. That means less harmful nitrogen oxides in our air.

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NDEP among first in nation to award grants for air quality using VW Settlement funds

CARSON CITY, NV – The Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (NDCNR) Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) has identified 12 projects to fund in the first annual funding cycle of its Diesel Emission Mitigation Fund (DEMF). These projects will significantly reduce the release of harmful nitrogen oxides (NOx) into Nevada’s air from on-road and non-road diesel-powered vehicles and equipment. With $6.6 million from the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust, NDEP will leverage more than $9.4 million in funding from project partners to mitigate excess NOx emissions associated with Volkswagen’s 2.0 and 3.0L diesel-powered cars, and efficiently and cost-effectively reduce NOx emissions from areas of Nevada that bear a disproportionate share of NOx pollution and other pollutants.

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$1 Million in Grants awarded to improve surface water in Nevada

With funding provided by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency under the Clean Water Act, the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) has awarded 11 grants to improve conditions of Nevada’s surface waters.

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Public Notices

Notice of Proposed Action - BMRR -  Mooney Basin Mine Project

BMRR - Notice of Proposed Action - Application for renewal of Water Pollution Control Permit NEV0098100 to KG Mining (Bald Mountain) Inc.. Public Comment Period is from 11/16/2018 to 12/17/2018.

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Notice Of Proposed Action - BWPC - Grefco Mine & Mill

BWPC - Notice of Proposed Action - Application for a Groundwater Discharge Permit NS2018507 to Grefco Minerals Inco (Permittee). Public Comment Period is from November 12, 2018 through December 12, 2018.

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