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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.


NDEP receives more than $300,000 from U.S. EPA to help improve air quality in Nevada

CARSON CITY, NV – The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP), Nevada Clean Diesel Program, was awarded Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) grant funds from the U.S. EPA to reduce nitrogen oxides (NOx) and particulate matter discharged from older diesel-powered vehicles and equipment.

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Volkswagen settlement provides funds for mitigation projects in Nevada

CARSON CITY, NV – The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) is planning two public outreach events to receive public input on priorities, guidelines and criteria for Nevada projects to mitigate the effects of nitrogen dioxide (NOx), gases from diesel vehicles that affect air quality, especially in heavily populated areas.

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Public Notices

Notice of Proposed Action - BMRR - Midas Surface Discharge Project

BMRR - Notice of Proposed Action - Application for renewal of Water Pollution Control Permit NEV2017112. Public comment Period is from 02/09/2018 to 03/12/2018.

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Notice of Receipt of an Application for a PTC - CAPP - Walker River Cooling LLC

Pursuant to Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) Chapter 459 and Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) Chapter 459, the Administrator, Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP), Carson City, hereby gives notice concerning the receipt of an application for a PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT (PTC) for the Walker River Cooling, LLC facility that will be regulated under the Chemical Accident Prevention Program (CAPP).

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