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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 – BAPC – Gold Acquisition Corporation – Relief Canyon Mine – New Class I AQOP

Notice of Proposed Action – BAPC – Gold Acquisition Corporation – Relief Canyon Mine – New Class I AQOP AP1041-4342 (A0904). Public comment period is from May 25, 2022 to June 24, 2022.

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Annual Ambient Air Monitoring Network Plan 2022

As per Clean Air requirements, the BAQP is posting its 2022 Annual Air Monitoring Network Plan (Plan) for public comment. The document includes the 2022 Lake Tahoe CO Surrogate Monitoring Report and the 2022 Annual Emissions Report for the 2010 SO2 National Ambient Air Quality Standard. Public comment period is from May 25, 2022 through June 25, 2022.

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