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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

BMRR R045-18 & R046-18 Workshop Meeting Summary

NDEP Workshops for Proposed Regulation Amendments - R045-18 and R0146-18 - BMRR April 19,2018; April 25, 2018.

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Notice of Proposed Action - BMRR - Hollister Mine Project

BMRR- Notice of Proposed Action - Application for renewal of Water Pollution Control Permit NEV0088022 to Newmont USA Limited dba Newmont Mining Corporation. Public Comment Period is from 06/15/2018 to 07/15/2018.

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