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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.


NoPA Request for Solid Waste Permit Modification

The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) is requesting a modification to the Class III Industrial Solid Waste Disposal Site, Permit Number SW532.

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Jennifer Carr named Administrator of NDEP

The Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (NDCNR) is excited to announce that Jennifer Carr, P.E., has been appointed by NDCNR Director James Settelmeyer to serve as Administrator...

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Public Notices

Notice of Proposed Action - BWPC - Weir #5 - Las Vegas Wash

Notice of Proposed Action - Weir #5 - Las Vegas Wash NV0024253 - Application for a new National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit. Public comment is open until 5:00 P.M. on 5/20/24.

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Notice of Proposed Action - BMRR - Yankee Mine

BMRR - Notice of Proposed Action - Application for renewal of Water Pollution Control Permit NEV0089008 to KG Mining (Bald Mountain) Inc. Public comment period is from February 1, 2024 to March 2, 2024.

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