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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.


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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Volkswagen Settlement projects reduce diesel pollution in Nevada, over $3 million awarded

Since 2018, Nevada has leveraged more than $10 million through the Volkswagen Settlement Fund to reduce harmful emissions from older diesel engines and support statewide vehicle electrification efforts

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Public Notices

FONSI for Washoe Co. South Truckee Meadows Water Reclamation Facility & Huffaker Reservoir Expansion

Finding of no Significant Impact - Clean Water State Revolving Loan Fund. The public comment period is from February 26, 2020 to March 26, 2020.

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Public Notice - Draft 2020 Drinking Water SRF Intended Use Plan

The Nevada 2020 Drinking Water DRAFT Intended Use Plan is now available for public comment. The Public comment period is from February 26, 2020 to March 26, 2020.

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