EPA’s Newly Released Heavy-Duty Rule is a Small Step in the Right Direction, But There is More Work to Be Done to Protect the Public from Health-Harming Vehicle Emissions

Nevada Conservation League says decision calls on federal leaders to reach a deal on climate legislation LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the final rule to reduce harmful Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) emissions from heavy-duty vehicles. The new standards are more than 80% stricter than previous rules and work to limitContinue reading “EPA’s Newly Released Heavy-Duty Rule is a Small Step in the Right Direction, But There is More Work to Be Done to Protect the Public from Health-Harming Vehicle Emissions”

LCV & Nevada Conservation League Praise News That Biden Plans to Designate Avi Kwa Ame National Monument

Groups Call for Swift Action to Preserve Entire Proposed Monument  Washington, D.C. – In response to the announcement that President Biden will soon designate Avi Kwa Ame National Monument in Nevada, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) and Nevada Conservation League (NCL) released the following statements:    “The lands and waters we protect help tell and teach theContinue reading “LCV & Nevada Conservation League Praise News That Biden Plans to Designate Avi Kwa Ame National Monument”

Nearly 300 Advocates Demonstrate Support for Avi Kwa Ame Monument During BLM Meeting

***PHOTOS INCLUDED*** The coalition of Tribal leaders, conservation groups, business voices, and recreationists says it’s time to Honor Avi Kwa Ame LAUGHLIN, Nevada — Today, nearly 300 Avi Kwa Ame supporters attended a community meeting hosted by the Bureau of Land Management to discuss the management of the region’s public lands, including a proposal toContinue reading “Nearly 300 Advocates Demonstrate Support for Avi Kwa Ame Monument During BLM Meeting”

Clark County School District to Receive Nearly $10 Million in Grants for Clean School Buses

School districts in all 50 states will receive funding to replace diesel school buses, providing students and communities with cleaner air  LAS VEGAS — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Nevada’s Clark County School District will receive $9,875,000 to replace 25 existing diesel-powered school buses with clean, electric school buses. In addition to Nevada,Continue reading “Clark County School District to Receive Nearly $10 Million in Grants for Clean School Buses”

Nevada Conservation League Announce Seven Figure Expansion to Electoral Program

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Following the Nevada Conservation League’s previous announced investment of $2 million into Nevada’s electoral program, the Nevada Conservation League are proud to announce an additional $1 million in new spending to re-elect Governor Sisolak and additional state-level targets. This boosts overall electoral spending to roughly $3.2 million. “Thanks to Nevada’s pro-environmentalContinue reading “Nevada Conservation League Announce Seven Figure Expansion to Electoral Program”

NEVADA CONSERVATION LEAGUE LAUNCHES SPANISH LANGUAGE TV AD SUPPORTING GOVERNOR SISOLAK

Media Contact: Paul Selberg, paul@nevadaconservationleague.org Las Vegas, Nevada – The Nevada Conservation League (NCL) has launched a Spanish language TV ad in support of Governor Steve Sisolak. The ad highlights Nevada’s status as the top solar economy in the nation and the benefits renewable energy provides to Nevadans through good-paying jobs and lower utility bills.Continue reading “NEVADA CONSERVATION LEAGUE LAUNCHES SPANISH LANGUAGE TV AD SUPPORTING GOVERNOR SISOLAK”

Nevada Conservation League Honors Environmental Leaders, Calls for More Progress With the Election of Climate Champions to Office

***PICTURES INCLUDED*** An environmental majority in federal and state governments will be key to building on progress to address the climate crisis  LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Last night, the Nevada Conservation League held its annual Home Means Nevada Awards Dinner celebrating environmental progress and honoring exceptional community leaders making outsized contributions to the conservation movement.Continue reading “Nevada Conservation League Honors Environmental Leaders, Calls for More Progress With the Election of Climate Champions to Office”

ICYMI: Environmental Leaders, Elected Officials Hold Series of Events Celebrating Nevada’s Public Lands

***PHOTOS FROM ALL EVENTS CAN BE FOUND HERE*** LAS VEGAS —  From September 18 to September 25, elected officials, local environmental leaders, activists, and organizations hosted week-long celebratory activities in honor of National and Nevada Public Lands Day. The 6th Annual Nevada Public Lands Day celebration consisted of educational webinars, a community park clean up, and a guided hike. Public Lands Day is meant to recognizeContinue reading “ICYMI: Environmental Leaders, Elected Officials Hold Series of Events Celebrating Nevada’s Public Lands”

Nevada Conservation League Announces Environmental Leaders Being Honored at Annual Home Means Nevada Awards Dinner

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Today, the Nevada Conservation League proudly announced award winners who will be honored as environmental champions at the annual Home Means Nevada Awards Dinner. The three award categories are the Harry Reid Lifetime Achievement Award, Green Guardian Award, and Green Business of the Year Award.  The Home Means Nevada Awards DinnerContinue reading “Nevada Conservation League Announces Environmental Leaders Being Honored at Annual Home Means Nevada Awards Dinner”

Nevada Conservation League Says It’s Time to Honor Avi Kwa Ame National Monument Following Visit by Interior Secretary Deb Haaland

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Today, following the visit of U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Deb Haaland to the site of the proposed Avi Kwa Ame National Monument, the Nevada Conservation League called on federal leaders to grant its permanent protection.  Nevada Conservation League Avi Kwa Ame Campaign Manager Craig Bakerjian released the following statement:  “EstablishingContinue reading “Nevada Conservation League Says It’s Time to Honor Avi Kwa Ame National Monument Following Visit by Interior Secretary Deb Haaland”