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NM Groups Glad Methane-Waste Rule is Safe, for Now

Albuquerque, NM – Last week, with three Republicans siding with Democrats, the U.S. Senate narrowly halted a bid to overturn the Bureau of Land Management’s natural-gas waste rule. But that doesn’t mean the rule’s fate has been decided. Comments from Mona Blaber (BLAY-ber), communications coordinator, Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter.

Sierra Club statement on PNM early coal exit

Photo of PNM's San Juan Coal Fired Generator Plant for the Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter website

For immediate release: April 21, 2017 In response to PNM’s proposal to eliminate coal from its energy portfolio by 2031, Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter Director Camilla Feibelman released the following statement: “PNM’s announcement that early retirement of San Juan… Read more >

Statement on PNM rate case decision

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On Monday night, 36 tankers storing crude oil and wastewater exploded and burned. According to reports, approximately 10 families were evacuated. According to reports this morning, the fire has yet to be extinguished.

New map displays methane threat to New Mexico

Map of methane threats in New Mexico by oilandgasthreatmap.com

Albuquerque, NM — On June 15, a coalition of groups released OilAndGasThreatMap.com, a new tool that maps the locations of the 58,777 oil and gas facilities operating in New Mexico and the populations, schools and hospitals within a half-mile radius… Read more >

Obama Administration Finalizes Safeguards for Methane Pollution
Standards are the First-Ever National Protections Against Methane Pollution from the Oil and Gas Industry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 12, 2016 Contacts: Camilla Feibelman, 505-715-8388, camilla.feibelman@sierraclub.org Mike Eisenfeld, 505-360-8994, mike@sanjuancitizens.org Joan Brown, 505-266-6966, joankansas@swcp.com Molly Sanders, 505-554-4115, molly@cvnm.org Tom Singer, 505-231-1070, singer@westernlaw.org JOINT STATEMENT FROM NEW MEXICO ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS   Albuquerque, NM – Today, the… Read more >

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