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EPA in Nevada


  • $1 million in Brownfields grants given to Nye County, Nevada
    EPA awarded approximately $1 million in hazardous substance and petroleum assessment cleanup grants to Nye County, Nevada, to fund local projects that will help address contamination, revitalize neighborhoods and spur economic activity.

  • EPA Requires Nevada Gold Mines to Correct Reporting Violations, Pay $618,000
    EPA reached a settlement with three gold mining companies, all subsidiaries of Barrick Gold Corporation, for their failures to correctly report toxic chemical releases and waste management activities. The companies agreed to pay a total of $278,000 in fines and spend an additional $340,000 to conduct an environmentally beneficial project.