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NDEP Regulation Review As required by Governor Lombardo’s Executive Order 2023-003, NDEP is undertaking a comprehensive review of the regulations subject to its enforcement and will be providing a report to the Governor’s office by May 1, 2023

For more information, view the Regulation Review page


Jennifer Carr named Administrator of NDEP

The Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (NDCNR) is excited to announce that Jennifer Carr, P.E., has been appointed by NDCNR Director James Settelmeyer to serve as Administrator...

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Public Notices

Notice of Proposed Action - BMRR - Twin Creeks Mine - North Project

BMRR - Notice of Proposed Action - Application for renewal of Water Pollution Control Permit NEV0086018 to Nevada Gold Mines LLC. Public comment period is from October 2, 2023 to November 1, 2023.

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Notice of Proposed Action - BWPC - NNIC Wastewater Treatment Plant

Notice of Proposed Action - NNIC Wastewater Treatment Plant NS2023509 - Application for a new groundwater discharge permit. Public comment is open until 5:00 PM on 10/30/2023.

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