- Western Sustainability Pollution Prevention Network
The Western Regional Pollution Prevention Network is a cooperative alliance of pollution prevention (P2) programs throughout the region. The network focuses on regional P2 issues through researching, consolidating, and disseminating P2 information. The network increases P2 effectiveness by providing P2 programs with timely, accurate and useful information and resources.
- U.S. EPA Web Site
EPA’s mission is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment — air,
water, and land — upon which life depends. For 30 years, EPA
has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people.
- U.S. EPA Region 9 Web Site
EPA’s Region 9 office works to protect public health and the environment in the southwestern United States (Arizona, California, Nevada, and Hawaii).
- U.S. EPA Tribal Compliance Assistance Center
The web-based center is designed to help tribal environmental professionals and facility owners and operators comply with environmental regulations and get information on topics including waste management, air and water resources, drinking water, and public safety. From the Tribal Center, viewers can report a complaint to EPA, find out the compliance status of facilities in Indian country, learn how to apply for federal grants, and locate EPA personnel who can answer your environmental compliance questions. If access to the Internet is limited, much of the Tribal Center’s information is found in the Profile of Tribal Government Operations which can be ordered by calling 1-800-490-9198.
- SCATS- The Safety Consultation and Training Section
Provides workplace safety assistance services to Nevada Employers.
- Occupational Safety & Health Administration
The mission of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is to save lives, prevent injuries and protect the health of America’s workers. To accomplish this, federal and state governments must work in partnership with the more than 100 million working men and women and their six and a half million employers who are covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.
- Washoe County Health District
Through its programs and services, the Washoe County District Health Department pursues the public health mission of health promotion, disease prevention and environmental protection to improve the quality of life for all citizens of Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County Nevada.
- Truckee Meadows Regional Stormwater Quality Management Program
The Truckee Meadows Regional Stormwater Quality Management Program is a comprehensive program comprised of efforts by local governments and private citizens to reduce the pollution associated with urban runoff in the Truckee Meadows. This program is required by the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit issued jointly to the Cities of Reno and Sparks, Washoe County, and the Nevada Department of Transportation on January 14, 2000. The Truckee Meadows Interlocal Stormwater Committee has been working to develop the program through a series of public workshops.
- Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
Our mission is to protect and enhance the environment of the State of Nevada consistent with the public health and enjoyment, the propagation and protection of terrestrial and aquatic life, the operation of existing industries, the pursuit of agriculture, and economic development activities.
- Nevada Recycles The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) is working to reduce waste generation and increase recycling throughout Nevada. Currently every county in Nevada is diverting some quantity of recyclable materials from being landfilled. One of NDEP’s goals is to assist counties in their efforts to maximize diversion of materials from being landfilled.
- Nevada State Home Page
Access to many programs and departments
- UNR Environmental Health and Safety (chemical safety, OSHA) It is the goal of the EH&S Department to provide safe and healthy learning, research, work, entertainment, and student living environments for faculty, staff, students, and visitors.
Find your EPA Identification Number! Hazardous waste information is contained in the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Information (RCRAInfo), a national program management and inventory system about hazardous waste handlers. In general, all generators, transporters, treaters, storers, and disposers of hazardous waste are required to provide information about their activities to state environmental agencies.
- Clark County
Clark County Health District Links to environmental health services.
- Southern Nevada Health District – Clark County Recycles Permitted disposal facilities in Clark County will accept recyclable material from individuals and/or businesses. The type of recyclable material accepted is determined by the facility’s permit.
- Clark County Air Quality
Air quality and regulations
- MIT has developed a Green Chemical Wizard for helping you select less hazardous alternatives. Reduce the quantity of hazardous materials that come into your lab by purchasing only needed amounts of chemicals and/or by using less hazardous alternatives.