Holtec International has a controversial plan to store up to 100,000 tons of the nation’s most dangerous nuclear-reactor waste, for as long as 120 years, at a site between Hobbs and Carlsbad. More than 10,000 rail cars of high-level radioactive waste will be dumped on New Mexico if this project is approved. Opponents are concerned about the health, safety, transportation, financial, and environmental-justice aspects of storing high-level radioactive waste that would impact thousands of generations to come.
Residents across state speak out about proposed high-level nuclear dump in SE New Mexico
“Our land is not their pay toilet” By John Buchser, Chapter Water chair Thanks to citizen lobbying at the Roundhouse, 30 legislators signed on to letters objecting to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s inadequate public-comment period on a proposed dump for high-level
Trip report – Excursiones a la Naturaleza hike to the Eye of the Sandias
Trip report for the April 21 Excursiones a la Naturaleza de Nuevo Mexico hike to the Eye of the Sandias.
Hundreds of Thousand Oppose Evisceration of BLM Methane Rule
As of midnight April 23, over 400,000 people registered overwhelming opposition to the Trump Administration’s evisceration of the BLM methane rules that would have drastically cut oil and gas waste and pollution
Citizens speak about risks of proposed nuclear dump in New Mexico
Holtec International has a controversial plan to store up to 100,000 tons of the nation’s most dangerous nuclear-reactor waste, for as long as 120 years, at a site between Hobbs and Carlsbad. Public hearings will be held at four locations in SE New Mexico and comments are also being accepted.
Trip report – Copper Trail April 7
Sierra Club Excursiones a la Naturaleza de Nuevo Mexico trip report – Copper Trail, April 7, 2018.
Excursiones a la Naturaleza de Nuevo Mexico – primavera 2018
Excursiones – Rio Grande Chapter Spanish language outings for spring 2018.
Advisory: Residents kick off tour alerting New Mexicans of dangers of radioactive-waste dump
10,000 train cars of nuclear waste to proposed Holtec site near Carlsbad and Hobbs — a train wreck waiting to happen For immediate release: April 9, 2018. Disponible para entrevistas en español Albuquerque, NM — On Tuesday in Albuquerque, community members
Outings Leader Training – Spring 2018
New Sierra Club outings leaders are required to complete basic leader training. We will be offering two training opportunities; one in April and one in May. Both will be held at our Albuquerque office.
First Friday Arts – April 2018
Join us for our every-other-month First Friday Arts, featuring selected black and white photos by member Peter Kelling.