Nevada Conservation League Responds to Ruling on Oil and Gas Leasing Pause

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LAS VEGAS  — On Tuesday, a federal judge in Louisiana temporarily blocked the Biden administration’s suspension of new oil and gas leases on federal land and water. The injunction dampens concerted efforts around a nationwide shift away from fossil fuels like oil, coal, and natural gas in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and stave […]

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U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Granholm Discusses Path to 100% Clean Energy with Nevada Lawmakers and Environmental Advocates

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Clean Energy Investments Poised to Create Thousands of Jobs for Nevadans and Center Marginalized Communities   (A video of the roundtable can be watched here) LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Today, Nevada Conservation League joined U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, Representative Steven Horsford (NV-4), Governor Steve Sisolak, State Senator Chris Brooks, Assemblywoman Daniele Monroe Moreno, […]

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Governor Sisolak Signs Major Clean Energy Bill Into Law

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NEVADA — With the stroke of his pen, Governor Steve Sisolak today signed into law Senate Bill (SB) 448 to supercharge Nevada’s clean energy economy alongside bill sponsor Senator Chris Brooks and union members of the IBEW Local 357. The bill makes major investments in clean energy transmission, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, and energy efficiency […]

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Community Reacts as AB 349 Signed by Governor Sisolak

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Carson City, NV — Today, clean air advocates cheered as Governor Sisolak signed into law Assembly Bill 349. AB 349 would reduce smog pollution from in-name-only “Classic Cars,” a key measure to reduce transportation pollution that is hastening climate change and harming Nevadans’ health, particularly low-income and Black and brown communities. The bill also directs […]

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Nevada Legislature Passes Legislation to Cut Energy and Water Waste from Major Appliances, Advance State Climate Strategy Nevadans to Save Millions Each Year Through Lower Utility Bills

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Carson City, NV – The Nevada Legislature passed a bill today to reduce the energy and water waste of 13 common consumer and business products including water coolers, computer monitors, and home ventilating fans. The measure now heads to Governor Sisolak’s desk. Assembly Bill 383 provides access to the most technologically advanced appliances while removing […]

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AB 349 Passes Senate: One Step Closer to Cleaner Air in Clark, Washoe Counties

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Carson City, NV — Today, clean air advocates applauded the Nevada Senate passing Assembly Bill 349, after the bill’s passage in the Assembly. AB 349 would reduce smog pollution from in-name-only “Classic Cars,” a key measure to reduce transportation pollution that is hastening climate change and harming Nevadans’ health, particularly low-income and Black and brown […]

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Nevada Assembly Passes Major Clean Energy Expansion

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NEVADA — Today, the Nevada Assembly passed Senate Bill 448, an expansive clean energy proposal investing in clean energy transmission, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, and energy efficiency programs. The bill will create jobs in the fast-growing clean energy sector while putting the state on a path to meet its climate goals.  SB 448, introduced by […]

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Nevada Legislature Passes Bill to Ensure Consideration of Wildlife in Development Plans

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NEVADA – Today, the Nevada State Legislature voted to pass Assembly Bill (AB) 211, legislation that requires developers to consider the impacts to wildlife and their respective habitats in development plans.  AB 211, sponsored by Assemblywoman Sandra Jauregui, requires developers to consult with the Nevada Department of Wildlife on development proposals or plans in order […]

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Clean Air Advocates Welcome Assembly Passage of AB 349, Urge Nevada Senate to Support Smog Pollution Reduction

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Carson City, NV — Today, Latinx families and environmental advocates applauded the Nevada State Assembly passing Assembly Bill 349, sponsored by Assemblyman Howard Watts (D-Las Vegas). AB 349 would reduce smog pollution by closing a loophole that allows “Classic Cars” to avoid regular smog checks. A study by the state’s Division of Environmental Protection has […]

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Nevada Conservation League Applauds Passage of Major Clean Energy Bill in Nevada Senate

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Conservation Group Commends Senator Brooks for Leadership NEVADA – Today, the Nevada State Senate voted to pass Senate Bill (SB) 448, a comprehensive clean energy bill that would spur job development and advance the state’s emission reduction goals laid out by the Nevada Climate Initiative. The bill addresses Nevada’s transmission network, transportation electrification, and energy […]

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