Nevadans Call on Interior Secretary Deb Haaland to Reform Federal Oil and Gas Leasing System

Nevada Conservation League delivered 120 petition signatures to urge the Department of the Interior to move forward with key reforms left out of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) Washington, D.C — Today, the Nevada Conservation League delivered 120 petition signatures to Secretary Haaland in support of oil and gas reforms that protect public lands, wildlife, […]

Nevada Craft Brewers and Green Business Network Teach Sustainable Practices During Brewery Summit

Beverage industry professionals learn methods to reduce pollution, minimize cost, and increase efficiency **Photos and Video Clips Included** HENDERSON, Nevada – On Wednesday, April 5th, local brewers, distillers, and beverage industry professionals attended a Sustainability Brewery Summit at Lovelady Brewing Company. The Summit, hosted by the Nevada Green Business Network and the Nevada Craft Brewers […]

Clark County Commission Approves Community Sustainability and Climate Action Plan

Plan to slash climate pollution comes two weeks after IPCC report gives ‘final warning’ on climate action LAS VEGAS — Today, Clark County Commissioners unanimously approved and adopted the All-In Community Sustainability and Climate Action Plan outlining actions aimed at slashing greenhouse gas emissions and building community resilience against the effects of the climate crisis. […]

Congressman Steven Horsford and Advocates Come Together to Call for a New Round of Clean Car Standards to Drive Investments in Clean Cars and EV Manufacturing and Protect Public Health

(LAS VEGAS, NV) – Today, Congressman Steven Horsford and Moms Clean Air Force Nevada Coordinator Mercedes McKinley, Nevada Conservation League Digital Media Manager Yazmyn Pelaez, and former UNLV Student Body President Caren Yap held a press conference to call on the Biden Administration and Nevada’s federal elected officials to support a new round of stronger […]

As Conservationists Gather in Carson City, Governor Lombardo’s Executive Order on Energy Misses the Mark

LAS VEGAS — Today, Governor Joe Lombardo issued an executive order establishing his administration’s energy policy objectives just as advocates commence Conservation Lobby Day at the Nevada Legislature. While supporting Nevada’s progress in creating clean energy economy jobs and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the proposal’s emphasis on methane, aka “natural,” gas systems would ultimately mark […]

‘A win for our environment is a win for everyone:’ Nevada Legislators and Activists Seek Progress During Conservation Lobby Day

**VIDEO AND PHOTOS AVAILABLE** Event commences lobbying week of action on environmental legislation CARSON CITY, Nevada — Today, Nevada State Assembly Speaker Steve Yeager and Senate Majority Leader stood alongside 60 members of Nevada’s conservation community to commence Conservation Lobby Day. The event occurred in front of the Nevada Legislature where speakers emphasized the urgency […]

NV Energy Falls Short in Transportation Electrification Plan

Limited programs illustrate missed opportunity to advance clean vehicles for residents and businesses  LAS VEGAS — Today, the Nevada Public Utilities Commission approved an NV Energy plan to spend an additional $70 million on transportation electrification through 2024, building on a $100 million initial investment in similar programs approved by the Commission last year. Unfortunately, […]

Nevada Conservation League Celebrates the Establishment of Avi Kwa Ame National Monument in Southern Nevada

President Biden declares the country’s newest national monument, which honors tribes, protects wildlife, and supports economic growth  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, President Biden took executive action during the White House Conservation in Action Summit to designate Avi Kwa Ame National Monument in southern Nevada. The national monument encompasses over 500,000 acres, which holds significance for […]

Nevada’s Federal Democratic Leaders Earn Outstanding Environmental Scores, Calls on State Legislature to Build on Federal Momentum 

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — Last week, environmental scores for Nevada’s federal leaders from the League of Conservation Voters revealed the delegation’s Democratic lawmakers delivered on action to protect our environment, protect our democracy, and build a clean energy future, earning them an A grade for their votes in 2022. Now, our federal elected officials are […]