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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

NOPA - BWPC - Lower Las Vegas Wash Weir 5

Notice of Proposed Action - Lower Las Vegas Wash Weir 5 - Permit Number NS2023500- Public comment period is open until February 27, 2023 at 5:00PM

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NOPA – BAPC – Geo-Nevada, Inc. – Spring Valley Mine – New Class II AQOP

Notice of Proposed Action – BAPC – Geo-Nevada, Inc. – Spring Valley Mine – New Class II AQOP AP1041-4391 (A0715). Public comment period is from January 23, 2023 to February 22, 2023.

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