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Need financial help to redevelop a property? Our partner agency, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, is accepting applications for grants to assess and clean up blighted and contaminated properties.

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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 - BWPC - Truckee Meadows Water Authority UIC

BWPC - Notice Of Proposed Action - Application for Underground Injection Control Permit UNEV2019200. Public Comment Period is from January 14, 2019 through February 14, 2019.

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Notice of Decision - BMRR -  Toiyabe Exploration Project II

BMRR - Notice of Decision - Issue renewed Water Pollution Control Permit NEV2018110 to Barrick Gold Exploration Inc..

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