News and Air

February 01, 2018

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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January 17, 2018

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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