Nevada Conservation League Releases Statement On President Biden’s Suspension on Oil and Gas Leasing

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Today, the Nevada Conservation League released a statement on President Biden’s executive order to suspend oil and gas leasing on public lands, adding to a strong list of climate and environmental protection initiatives his administration has taken in the first week in office.  “As recently as 2019, Nevada faced oil andContinue reading “Nevada Conservation League Releases Statement On President Biden’s Suspension on Oil and Gas Leasing”

Nevada’s Environmental Advocates Praise President Biden for Executive Action to Protect 30 Percent of U.S. Lands and Waters by 2030

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Nevada environmental advocates from all corners of the state today praised President Joe Biden for taking bold action to protect the environment with an executive order that commits to preserving 30 percent of U.S. lands and waters by 2030.  “Currently, only 12 percent of our nation’s lands and 26 percent ofContinue reading “Nevada’s Environmental Advocates Praise President Biden for Executive Action to Protect 30 Percent of U.S. Lands and Waters by 2030”

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”

President Biden Begins National Shift from Fossil Fuels

Biden Issues Critical Executive Order to Suspend Dangerous Keystone XL Pipeline and Nevada Conservation League Looks Toward a Clean Energy Future LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Hours after being sworn into office, President Joe Biden issued an executive order to revoke a key permit for the dangerous Keystone XL Pipeline that would have allowed for theContinue reading “President Biden Begins National Shift from Fossil Fuels”

Day One: President Biden Delivers on Climate Action

Nevada Conservation League Celebrates President Biden’s Executive Action to Rejoin Paris Climate Agreement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, January 20, 2021 Media Contact  Angelyn Tabalba, angelyn@nevadaconservationleague.org Day One: President Biden Delivers on Climate Action  LAS VEGAS, NEV.– In his first day in office, President Joe Biden took swift action to address the climate crisis with anContinue reading “Day One: President Biden Delivers on Climate Action”

NCL announces key state senate endorsements.

NCL Announces Endorsements in Key Senate Races The Nevada Conservation League is proud to endorse Kristee Watson (Senate District 5), Wendy Jauregui-Jackins (Senate District 15), and Liz Becker (Senate District 18) in their respective races for the Nevada State Senate. These three candidates will join the Nevada Conservation League’s previously endorsed pro-environment candidates in theContinue reading “NCL announces key state senate endorsements.”

NCL welcomes new leaders to the organization

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 theContinue reading “NCL welcomes new leaders to the organization”

Nevada Makes Strong Conservation Gains at 2019 Legislative Session

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 conservationContinue reading “Nevada Makes Strong Conservation Gains at 2019 Legislative Session”

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

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 wasContinue reading “Nevada Conservation League response to Dept. of Energy shipping plutonium to Nevada”

Why Nevada Needs an Office of Outdoor Recreation

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 whileContinue reading “Why Nevada Needs an Office of Outdoor Recreation”