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 […]

League of Conservation Voters Releases National Scorecard For Nevada Delegation

Scores Show Nevada’s Democratic Leaders Champion Our Environment and Democracy  LAS VEGAS, Nev, – Today, the Nevada Conservation League released state delegation scores for the League of Conservation Voters’ 2022 National Environmental Scorecard, highlighting Nevada Democratic leaders’ tremendous action to protect our environment, protect our democracy, and build a clean energy future. Since 1970, LCV’s […]

Nevada Environmental Groups Anticipate Opportunities and Challenges Ahead of 2023 State Legislative Session

***VIDEO INCLUDED*** Legislators look back on environmental track record while advocates strategize to secure a clean energy economy and wildlife protection on virtual webinar NEVADA — This week, the Nevada Conservation League hosted a virtual event with state legislators and local environmental advocates to set policy priorities for the 2023 Nevada Legislative Session and emphasize […]