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You have less than 3 weeks left to apply for VW Settlement funds through the 2018 competitive application of the Diesel Emission Mitigation Fund! The deadline to apply is July 31, 2018.

Visit the NDEP’s VW Settlement page to learn how to apply.


The NV Diesel Emission Mitigation Fund opens competitive grant program related to the VW Settlement

CARSON CITY, NV – The Nevada Diesel Emission Mitigation Fund, managed by the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP), started taking applications on June 1, 2018 for its first annual funding round to assist public and privately-owned fleets with the replacement of older medium- and heavy-duty diesel-powered vehicles (for example, transit buses, school buses, freight trucks, etc.) with new vehicles that emit fewer harmful exhaust emissions, in particular nitrogen oxides. Applications for this first funding round are due no later than July 31, 2018.

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Weir and Water Treatment System Inauguration Event

A groundwater extraction and treatment system, associated with the construction of Southern Nevada Water Authority’s erosion control structures (weirs), began January 2, 2018. Operation of the treatment system reduces perchlorate...

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Public Notices

Notice of Decision - BMRR -  Dun Glen Placer Mine

BMRR - Notice of Decision - Issued renewed Water Pollution Control Permit NEV2012105 to Dun Glen Mining Corp.

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Notice of Decision - BMRR - Pumpkin Hollow

BMRR - Notice of Decision - Issued renewed Water Pollution Control Permit NEV2008109 to Nevada Copper, Inc.

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