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Your Sierra Club recommendations in one place

Your Sierra Club recommendations in one place

Use our tool: enter your address, check your registration status, make a plan to vote, and see which Sierra Club endorsed candidates are on your ballot ... Read More

It’s time to make our voices heard!

It's time to make our voices heard!

View the Rio Grande Sierra Club slate of endorsed candidates for the 2020 general election – terrific leaders at the federal, state, and local levels ... Read More

One-time Opportunity: Protect New Mexicans from Harmful Oil & Gas Pollution

One-time Opportunity: Protect New Mexicans from Harmful Oil & Gas Pollution

On September 16, conservation groups joined hundreds of others in urging Gov. Lujan-Grisham’s state agencies to take advantage of the opportunity to slash our state’s climate pollution and make the air healthier for all of us ... Read More

Pandemic Outings

Pandemic Outings

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Sierra Club outings and in-person events have been cancelled through February 2021. While we’re all disappointed, we understand that everyone's health and safety are most important. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t get out and go for a hike! Our do-it-yourself outings are designed with you in mind and offer a range of difficulties and outdoor experiences. We hope you’ll climb the mountains and receive their good tidings during this challenging time ... Read More

A Piece of Ground on Which to Stand

A Piece of Ground on Which to Stand

Welcome to our virtual art show. This show features paintings by Dinah Norris Matchael ... Read More

PRC examiners include 100% renewables/storage as key replacement alternative for San Juan

PRC examiners include 100% renewables/storage as key replacement alternative for San Juan

For Immediate Release: June 24, 2020 Contact: Camilla Feibelman, camilla.feibelman@sierraclub.org, 505.715.8388 On Wednesday, Public Regulation Commission hearing examiners presented recommendations for replacing the retiring San Juan Generating Station, including 100% renewable energy and battery storage.  The portfolio proposed by the Coalition for Clean and Affordable Energy (CCAE) locates 100% renewable energy and battery storage in the same school district as the San Juan plant, in addition to two large solar and battery projects in nearby McKinley and Rio Arriba counties.  The hearing examiners recommended this option as the best for compliance with the Energy Transition Act’s emphasis on investment in the ... Read More

Rio Grande Chapter

The Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club is a volunteer-led organization representing  more than 10,000 members in New Mexico and West Texas. Our mission to is to explore, enjoy and protect the planet, and we prioritize protecting our climate, air, water, wildlife and public lands in New Mexico and West Texas.


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Upcoming events

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