From overextended activists to those on the first few rungs up the activist ladder, the Rio Grande Chapter seeks members interested in serving on the chapter board. The executive committee, which meets four times a year, usually at Sevilleta National
Volunteer opportunities for the upcoming municipal election
Some opportunities to help elect Tim Keller mayor of Albuquerque
Endorsements for Albuquerque municipal election
Albuquerque has a city election coming up on October 3. It is critical that we elect a mayor and city councilors who support our environmental goals, from fighting global warming to protecting the bosque. As we know all too well, elections have consequences. We have endorsements for the mayor and two city council seats.
Animas levels, two years later
By John Buchser, Chapter Water chair An unplanned release of 3 million gallons of water from the Gold King Mine over its mine tailings in August 2015 caused a pulse of pollutants that turned the Animas River yellow. After mining in
Otero Mesa bore hole defunded
Many Otero County residents breathed a sigh of relief in May when the U.S. Department of Energy withdrew its proposal to drill a 3-mile borehole in Otero Mesa to research the storage of radioactive waste.
The DOE had identified five potential sites for its test site, one in Otero County. The other possible locations were in Quay County, New Mexico, Pecos County, Texas, and two South Dakota counties.
The test would require drilling a 8.5-inch-diameter hole down 16,000 feet. If that were successful, they would attempt an 18-inch hole — also 3 miles deep. The object of drilling the larger borehole would be to determine if the hole is straight enough to accept nuclear waste canisters all the way down.
Sierra Club Fall Talk – Wednesday, September 6
You’re invited to a fall series of presentations & discussions related to our Northern New Mexico Group priority environmental issues. September: Wildlife Wednesday, September 6, 6-8 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Church Fellowship Hall 107 W. Barcelona Road, Santa Fe Our speakers will
Sierra Club Statement on Trump’s Termination of DACA
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 Contact: Lauren Lantry, firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON, D.C.– Today in the midst of a national emergency along the Gulf Coast, Donald Trump’s Attorney General, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, is set to announce the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
The Bosquitos are the youth-centered group of the Bosque Action Team. Our mission is to learn about Albuquerque’s Bosque, the animals and plants that live there, and ways to take care of the Bosque and our earth as a precious natural space. Please join us for our fall outings – and bring a friend!