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Sign the petition and support responsible energy planning in Nevada

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Nevada Conservation League Announces Bold, Ambitious Policy Agenda for the 2021 State Legislative Session

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(A video of the virtual event can be watched here.) LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Last night, the Nevada Conservation League hosted a virtual event with the Nevada Conservation Network coalition members and state legislators, Senate Majority Leader Nicole Cannizzaro, Senator Chris Brooks, and Assemblyman Howard Watts III, to announce its ambitious policy agenda for the […]

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Poll: Nevada Voters Overwhelmingly Support Bold, Aggressive Climate Action

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The Nevada Conservation League Education Fund commissioned the Global Strategy Group to conduct a recent multi-channel survey to explore Nevadans’ views on climate change and our state’s response. The poll data demonstrates that Nevada voters overwhelmingly support bold, aggressive climate action.  Key findings from the poll:  Nevada voters realize the urgency of the climate crisis. […]

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NV Clean Energy, Business Advocates Back Responsible Energy Planning Bill

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CARSON CITY (Jan. 27, 2021) — Nevada clean energy and business advocates announced today that they will support the Responsible Energy Planning bill in the 2021 Nevada state legislative session. This bill would require Nevada’s gas utilities to avoid wasteful and unnecessary gas spending and consider clean energy alternatives that meet the state’s goals of 100 percent clean power and zero greenhouse gas emissions by […]

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NCL welcomes new leaders to the organization

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Nevada Conservation League Announces New Executive TeamOrganization Poised to Take Aggressive Steps to Address Environmental Justice Today the Board of the Nevada Conservation League is proud to announce Paul Selberg as their new Executive Director, and Verna Mandez as the Deputy Director.  Selberg has an extensive work history in Nevada, most recently serving as the […]

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Nevada Makes Strong Conservation Gains at 2019 Legislative Session

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CARSON CITY (June 4, 2019) – After the 80th session of the Nevada Legislature closed, Nevada Conservation League Executive Director Andy Maggi issued the following statement: “We thank the Nevada Legislature, especially Senate Majority Leader Nicole Cannizzaro and Speaker Jason Frierson, as well as Governor Sisolak and his office for their leadership in securing key conservation […]

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Nevada Conservation League response to Dept. of Energy shipping plutonium to Nevada

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LAS VEGAS (Jan. 30, 2019) – Upon learning of National Nuclear Security Administration General Counsel Bruce Diamond’s disclosure that radioactive plutonium had already entered the state of Nevada, Andy Maggi, the Executive Director of the Nevada Conservation League issued the following statement: “The actions of Department of Energy are unacceptable. Nevadans were told this was […]

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Why Nevada Needs an Office of Outdoor Recreation

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by Mauricia Baca, Executive Director of Get Outdoors Nevada One of the greatest success stories of the last few years has been the boom in our outdoor recreation industry. Last year, the Bureau of Economic Analysis released data showing that outdoor recreation accounted for 2.2 percent of GDP in 2016. The BEA found that while […]

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Steve Sisolak Stands Up for Red Rock

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NCL issues statement on Sisolak’s strong stance protecting Southern Nevada’s natural treasure This week developer Jim Rhodes applied to have a requirement that he obtain a BLM right-of-way for the access road for his proposed development in Red Rock Canyon at Blue Diamond Hill waived. This requirement established by the Clark County Commission in 2011 […]

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NCL PAC calls out Tisha Black for inaccurate statements on development in Red Rock Canyon and her position on proposed project

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Tisha Black, candidate for Clark County Commission District F, stated her support for controversial development in Red Rock Canyon during Mountains Edge Community Forum. During a forum for the Mountain’s Edge Community on 9/19/2018 Clark County Commission Candidate Tisha Black was made several incorrect statements on potential development in Red Rock Canyon and stated that […]

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