CONSERVATION GROUPS APPLAUD PUBLIC LANDS LEGISLATION CHAMPIONED BY SENATOR CORTEZ MASTO AND REP. TITUS

New proposal is the largest conservation legislation in Nevada’s history Las Vegas, NV — Today, representatives of conservation and community groups in Nevada applauded Senator Catherine Cortez Masto and Representative Dina Titus for introducing bipartisan legislation that would protect nearly two million acres of public lands in southern Nevada. Senator Cortez Masto introduced the SouthernContinue reading “CONSERVATION GROUPS APPLAUD PUBLIC LANDS LEGISLATION CHAMPIONED BY SENATOR CORTEZ MASTO AND REP. TITUS”

Nevada Conservation League Urges Senators to Quickly Confirm Deb Haaland as Interior Secretary

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Today marked a memorable day in Washington, D.C. as Americans all over the country tuned in to watch Congresswoman Deb Haaland testify before the U.S. Senate on her nomination as Secretary of Interior. Following the Senate Committee hearing, Nevada Conservation League Executive Director Paul Selberg offered the below statement in supportContinue reading “Nevada Conservation League Urges Senators to Quickly Confirm Deb Haaland as Interior Secretary”

Nevada Conservation League Announces Delegation Scores from League of Conservation Voters’ 2020 National Environmental Scorecard

Scores Examine How Nevada’s Leaders in Congress Voted to Protect our Health and Environment LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Today, the Nevada Conservation League announced the Nevada federal delegation scores from the League of Conservation Voters’ 2020 National Environmental Scorecard. The Scorecard evaluates the voting records of members of Congress on key environmental votes regarding climateContinue reading “Nevada Conservation League Announces Delegation Scores from League of Conservation Voters’ 2020 National Environmental Scorecard”

Nevada Legislature Protects Phenomenal Dark Skies

Senate Committee on Natural Resources Passes a Bill to Award a Designation to Nevada’s Unique Dark Skies  LAS VEGAS, Nev — Today, the Nevada State Legislature Senate Committee on Natural Resources unanimously passed Senate Bill 52, legislation to conserve one of the state’s unique, yet vanishing natural resources — our dark skies.  “Nevada is homeContinue reading “Nevada Legislature Protects Phenomenal Dark Skies”

Clark County Takes Bold, Necessary Action On the Climate Crisis

Clark County Commissioners Adopt the First-Ever Sustainability and Action to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Today, the Clark County Commissioners voted to approve the County’s first Sustainability and Climate Action Plan that aims to address climate change by significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions from facilities and operations. The adoption of this planContinue reading “Clark County Takes Bold, Necessary Action On the Climate Crisis”

Nevada Conservation League Urges U.S. Senate Leadership to Confirm Michael Regan as the EPA Administrator

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — In a letter to U.S. Senate leadership, the Nevada Conservation League and 90 environmental-focused organizations from across the country urged members to support the nomination of Michael Regan as the next Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. The letter, led by the Environmental Defense Fund, emphasized the gravity of Michael Regan’sContinue reading “Nevada Conservation League Urges U.S. Senate Leadership to Confirm Michael Regan as the EPA Administrator”

Nevada Organizations Support ‘Right to Repair’ Bill to Lower Barriers to Affordable Electronics Repair

The push comes alongside a national effort to rethink the electronics market CARSON CITY — Today, nine Nevad advocacy groups sent a letter to members of the Nevada Assembly Commerce and Labor Committee urging their support of a ‘Right to Repair’ bill to lower unnecessary barriers to affordable electronics repair for Nevadans. The bill, ABContinue reading “Nevada Organizations Support ‘Right to Repair’ Bill to Lower Barriers to Affordable Electronics Repair”

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

(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 theContinue reading “Nevada Conservation League Announces Bold, Ambitious Policy Agenda for the 2021 State Legislative Session”

Poll: Nevada Voters Overwhelmingly Support Bold, Aggressive Climate Action

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.Continue reading “Poll: Nevada Voters Overwhelmingly Support Bold, Aggressive Climate Action”

NV Clean Energy, Business Advocates Back Responsible Energy Planning Bill

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 byContinue reading “NV Clean Energy, Business Advocates Back Responsible Energy Planning Bill”