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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

Notice of Proposed Action - BMRR - Big Ledge Discharge

BMRR - Notice of Proposed Action - Application for new Water Pollution Control Permit NEV2021117 to National Oilwell Varco LP. Public comment period is from June 30, 2022 to July 30, 2022.

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Notice of Decision - BMRR - Gold Bar Project 2

BMRR - Notice of Decision - Issue Water Pollution Control Permit NEV2015119 to McEwan Mining Inc.

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