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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.


Governor Sisolak announces “Clean Cars Nevada” initiative

Gov. Sisolak announces “Clean Cars Nevada,” initiative to provide Nevadans with more choices for less-polluting cars and trucks

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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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Public Notices

Public Notice - Public Workshop to Amend the NAC Chapter 445A - Water Controls

The purpose of the public workshop is to solicit comments from all interested persons regarding the information listed on the below agenda. Public comment may be limited to three minutes per speaker and will not be restricted based on viewpoint. The following agenda items may be taken out of order, combined for consideration, or removed from the agenda at any time. No action will be taken by the NDEP at the public workshop. Written Comment Period is from 8/12/22 to 8/30/22.

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Notice of Decision - BMRR - Ruby Hill Project

BMRR - Notice of Decision - Issue Water Pollution Control Permit NEV0096103 to Ruby Hill Mining Company. Deadline for appeal is August 22, 2022.

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