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Twenty years ago, Lake Tahoe was losing a foot of clarity per year. But that trend is reversing thanks to cross-state partnerships to reduce the mass of pollutants washing into the lake.

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Clark County School District receives over $800,000 in grants to fund new low-emissions school buses

CLARK COUNTY, NV – As part of statewide efforts to promote clean transportation and improve urban air quality, the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) is pleased to announce that the Clark County School District is receiving $809,116 from the Nevada Clean Diesel Program and Volkswagen (VW) settlement funds for the replacement of 23 old diesel school buses with new, cleaner school buses.

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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 - Surprise Heap Leach Project

BMRR - Notice of Proposed Action - Application for the renewal of Water Pollution Control Permit NEV0090019. Public comment period is from 10/21/2019 to 11/20/2019.

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Notice of Proposed Action – BAPC – Redwood Materials Inc – New Class II AQOP

Notice of Proposed Action – BAPC – Redwood Materials Inc – New Class II AQOP AP3499-3988 (A2113). Public comment period is from October 18, 2019 to November 18, 2019. A public hearing will held on November 18, 2019.

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