Please listen to this radio report on protecting your dog and yourself from traps on public lands where you may be hiking or walking. Our Wildlife chair, Mary Katherine Ray, whose own dog just got caught in a trap, is quoted. Please take the time to follow the link in the article and learn how to free your pet from a trap. Mary Katherine did it in about 30 seconds because she knows how.
On February 12, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released a proposal to gut a key safeguard that would limit methane pollution from oil and gas drilling operations. The proposal effectively eliminates a standard put forth by the Obama administration requiring oil and gas companies operating on public lands to limit methane pollution.
The Sierra Club will oppose SB47, PNM’s “securitization” bill for retiring San Juan Generating Station, tomorrow in the Senate Conservation Committee. Read our analysis.
The 30-day budget-focused session will be shorter but still feature promising environmental legislation you can help foster (and damaging legislation you can prevent!). Join us and state Sen. Liz Stefanics for a citizen lobbying workshop at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at the Santa Fe Southside Library. Learn about priority bills likely to appear and find out how you can make your voice heard at the Legislature.
For immediate release: Thursday, December 7, 2017 Contact: Camilla Feibelman, email@example.com BLM Finalizes Methane Rule Delay Thursday, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke finalized his delay of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Methane and Waste Prevention rule until January 2019. The
Four candidates are running for three open spots on the Rio Grande Chapter Executive Committee. Candidate statements are below. Voting in the Chapter election is for Sierra Club members only. If you are a member, you can vote here. Ballots
For immediate release: Monday, Oct. 16 Photos will be added here 500 New Mexicans spoke Monday in opposition to the New Mexico Public Education Department’s removal of references to climate change and the age of the Earth from its proposed public-school
For immediate release: Sept. 14, 2017 Last week, the Sandoval County Planning and Zoning Commission voted 3-2 to recommend an oil and gas ordinance that would bypass public input and endanger drinking water. But there’s still time to stop it.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Thursday, Aug. 25, issued a report to President Trump containing recommendations on possibly shrinking recently designated national monuments. The contents of the report have not been released, though a Zinke statement indicates some protections will
For immediate release: May 10, 2017 Contact: Mona Blaber, Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter communications, 505-660-5905, firstname.lastname@example.org Today, every Senate Democrat and three Republicans voted down a procedural vote that would have paved the way for revoking a Bureau