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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

Our hearts are heavy

Our hearts are heavy

Our hearts are heavy with the deep grief and pain that our Black and Brown families, friends, partners, and communities continue to experience in this country as a result of systemic racism and police brutality.. Sierra Club is on an ongoing journey to become better allies and accomplices in the movement toward anti-racism ... Read More

Environmental Groups Stand in Solidarity with Movement for Black Lives Demands

Environmental Groups Stand in Solidarity with Movement for Black Lives Demands

We stand in solidarity with the Movement for Black Lives (M4BL) and endorse the following demands and the M4BL week of action ... Read More

Grassroots challengers beat Big Oil money

Grassroots challengers beat Big Oil money

Sierra Club-endorsed candidates upset Big Oil money on Election Day Albuquerque — In Tuesday’s New Mexico primary, voters demanded candidates who will strive for justice, community and a safe climate for future generations. The Sierra Club joined an array of progressive and social-justice organizations in an unprecedented effort to support grassroots challengers to some of the most powerful elected officials in New Mexico. Chevron spent more than $700,000 on a Texas-based PAC that backed conservative incumbents, and a Republican-leaning PAC spent thousands on deceptive last-minute mailers and robocalls, but progressive challengers prevailed in most races. Despite the big spending from ... Read More

We respond: COVID-19 crisis

We respond: COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has cost many of us economically, physically and emotionally. We've gathered some resources ... 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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