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It can be pricey for small businesses to keep an underground storage tank compliant with environmental rules. Fortunately, NDEP has nearly $2 million in grants to help you cover the cost of needed upgrades.

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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 - After Work 1,2, 4 Claims Project

BMRR - Notice of Proposed Action - Application for renewal of Water Pollution Control Permit NEV2013109 to Mark Anderson, Jeff Thompson, and Robert Lutz. Public comment period is from February 15, 2019 to March 17, 2019.

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Notice of Proposed Action – BAPC – Graymont – Carlin Transload Facility – New Class II AQOP

Notice of Proposed Action – BAPC – Graymont – Carlin Transload Facility – New Class II AQOP AP5032-3883 (A0153). Public comment period is from February 15, 2019 to March 18, 2019.

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