Here’s your update on New Mexico environmental legislation for Friday, March 17 (the 2017 session ends Saturday): SB81, Sen. Mimi Stewart’s bill to thwart wildlife trafficking, passed the House late last night and now goes to the governor’s desk. Thanks… Read more >
For immediate release: Thursday, March 16, 2017 Contact: Camilla Feibelman, Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter director, 505-715-8388, email@example.com On Thursday, Public Service Company of New Mexico announced that an analysis of San Juan Generating Station in Waterflow, N.M., found that… Read more >
Key environment-related bills on tap this week
Trapping, community solar, solar financing, nuclear and Game Commission bills to be heard this week
Lots of key bills, both positive and dangerous, will be heard tomorrow at the New Mexico Legislature. This is a great day to take action by calling or writing legislators, and tomorrow is a great day to be at the… Read more >
There’s lots of conflicting information floating around about SB210 and HB199, PNM has been lobbying your legislators for more than a year for a bill that imposes a long list of requirements on solar installers. While PNM is peddling Senate Bill… Read more >
Despite hundreds of violations, New Mexico oil and gas companies have not paid a cent in penalties since 2010. From 2007 through 2009, New Mexico collected hundreds of thousands of dollars in penalties per year from the oil and gas industry…. Read more >
Phone numbers for key House and Senate committees hearing pro- and anti-environment bills soon: OPPOSE: Public-lands seizure, SB182, “Early Childhood Land Grant Act.” Hearing 8:30 a.m. Wednesday in Room 311 at the Roundhouse Senate Education Committee Senator William P. Soules,… Read more >
The 2017 New Mexico legislative session is in full swing. Below is a primer on some priority environmental legislation. Please click here if you’d like legislative updates and action alerts during the session. Sen. Peter Wirth’s SB215, which makes it much easier… Read more >
Citing EPA nominee Scott Pruitt’s conflicts of interest and opposition to protecting the environment, 58 current and former New Mexico elected officials signed a letter Wednesday asking our congressional delegation to oppose the nomination.
There are three candidates for three open spots on the Rio Grande Chapter Executive Committee. If you are a Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter member, you may vote on Executive Committee elections. To vote, click here before 5 p.m. Jan. 6. Patrick… Read more >
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