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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.


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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Volkswagen Settlement projects reduce diesel pollution in Nevada, over $3 million awarded

Since 2018, Nevada has leveraged more than $10 million through the Volkswagen Settlement Fund to reduce harmful emissions from older diesel engines and support statewide vehicle electrification efforts

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Public Notices

Notice of Final Decision - BMRR - Coyote - Blossom Mine

BMRR - Notice of Final Decision - Approval of major modification to reclamation permit 0358 for Nevada Milling and Mining, LLC (Permittee)

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NOPA – BAPC – Round Mountain Gold Corp – Smoky Valley Common Operation – Revision of Class I OPTC

Notice of Proposed Action – BAPC – Round Mountain Gold Corporation – Smoky Valley Common Operation – Revision of Class I OPTC AP1041-2806 (A0394). Public comment period is from January 22, 2020 to February 21, 2020.

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