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Our mission is to preserve and enhance the environment of the State in order to protect public health, sustain healthy ecosystems, and contribute to a vibrant economy.


Governor Sisolak announces “Clean Cars Nevada” initiative

Gov. Sisolak announces “Clean Cars Nevada,” initiative to provide Nevadans with more choices for less-polluting cars and trucks

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Nevada releases updated Greenhouse Gas Emissions Report to advance statewide climate goals

Under the leadership of Governor Sisolak, Nevada is accelerating efforts to achieve a clean, sustainable, and climate-resilient future for all Nevadans. As we embark on the new decade, Nevada will continue its leadership in advancing clean energy solutions and addressing the growing impacts of climate change that are already being felt in all corners of the Silver State. As a foundation of this effort, the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the Nevada Governor’s Office of Energy are releasing an updated and expanded Nevada Statewide Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory and Projections Report.

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Public Notices

Notice of Receipt of an Application to Construct - CAPP – North Valley Geothermal Project

Public notice is being given of the receipt of an application to construct for a facility to be regulated under the Chemical Accident Prevention Program for the following applicant, North Valley Geothermal Project, which uses isopentane in a Binary Geothermal Power Plant. The facility will be located northeast of Pyramid Lake in the San Edmidio Desert, approximately 38 miles north of Nixon which is in Washoe County, Nevada (40°22'30.9"N, 119°24'14.25"W). The public comment period is from September 23, 2021 to October 22, 2021.

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Notice of Proposed Action - BMRR - Bell Mountain Mine

BMRR - Notice of Proposed Action - Issue WPC Permit NEV2020115 to Bell Mountain Exploration Corp. Public comment period is from 09/22/2021 to 10/22/2021

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