Legislative findings and declarations.
1.The Legislature finds that:
(a)The construction, rehabilitation, operation and maintenance of modern and efficient treatment works and other pollution control projects are essential for the protection and improvement of the waters of this State and the public health of the residents of this State; and
(b)The protection of the waters of this arid state justifies the State’s participation and assistance in a program which provides long-term financing to aid municipalities and interstate agencies in the construction of treatment works and the implementation of pollution control projects. The provisions of NRS 445A.060 to 445A.160, inclusive, shall be liberally construed to carry out the purposes of NRS 445A.060 to 445A.160, inclusive.
2.The Legislature declares that the creation of an Account to Finance the Construction of Treatment Works and the Implementation of Pollution Control Projects will enable the State to receive its maximum share of the federal money available pursuant to the Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1972 (33 U.S.C. §§ 1251 et seq.) and ensure that the municipalities in this State and interstate agencies receive federal money for treatment works and programs for the control of pollution.
3.The Legislature finds and declares that any general obligation bonds or revenue bonds issued pursuant to NRS 445A.155 are necessary for the protection and preservation of the natural resources of this State and for the purpose of obtaining the benefits thereof, and constitutes an exercise of the authority conferred by the second paragraph of Section 3 of Article 9 of the Constitution of the State of Nevada.
Section 445A.060 — Legislative findings and declarations.,