Environment and Sustainability

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The Department of Environment and Sustainability is the air pollution control agency, regional Endangered Species Act compliance program, and sustainability office for all of Clark County, Nevada. Established as the Department of Air Quality by the Clark County Commission in 2001, it was renamed in 2020 and is comprised of three divisions: Air Quality, Desert Conservation Program and Office of Sustainability.

Through these three divisions, DES is ensuring the air we share meets healthful, regulatory standards, administering the County's Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan and addressing climate change.

Clark County Goes All-In on Sustainability; Adopts Climate Action Plan
Clark County is committing to a healthy, sustainable community for all its current and future residents. View the video below to learn more about All-In Clark County.

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Download the Sustainability and Climate Action Plan