2021 Legislative Tracker

Roundhouse

Each year, Sierra Club staff and volunteer leaders work to analyze and determine Club positions on bills during the NM legislative session. From among those on which we take a position, a number rise to the top as priority bills that deserve special attention and that we encourage our members to bring to the attention of their legislators. You can keep an eye on bills that we are following using our Legislative Tracker.
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Latest actions, outings and events

2020 – Year in Review

2020 – Year in Review

It was a tumultuous year. We had major victories and a few setbacks ... Read More

End trapping on New Mexico public land

End trapping on New Mexico public land

As we prepare for the 2021 Legislature and the reintroduction of Roxy’s Law to prohibit traps and poisons from public land, already three dogs that have been caught in traps and a gruesome discovery of skinned coyote carcasses are indications of the toll ahead for wildlife and pets as the trapping season is underway ... Read More

PRC cites ETA in rejecting El Paso Electric gas expansion

PRC cites ETA in rejecting El Paso Electric gas expansion

On December 16, the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission unanimously denied El Paso Electric's request to build a 228-MW natural-gas generator, citing EPE’s failure to consider the requirements of the Energy Transition Act ... 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

What do you love?

What do you love?

This is a season for celebrating all that we cherish. So, let’s cherish it a little more with a gift to the Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club’s work to protect all those things. When you give $25 or more to the Chapter you’ll support that work and you’ll get a bag of TSK: Granola from Three Sisters Kitchen ... 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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