In June, ProgressNow New Mexico joined the Rio Grande Chapter Sierra Club to deliver (literally) a past-due tax notice to NMOGA, the New Mexico Oil and Gas Association.
Public outcry on methane leaks ignored
You’ve written letters, attended hearing and attended protests. And still New Mexicans are faced with two more methane related comment periods as the EPA works to roll back its methane rules.
What we can do about climate change
We owe it to our children’s future to move forward on climate issues. One simple way to act locally is to urge local governments and schools to ask for capital funding for solar installations and efficiency improvements.
Summer 2018 Outings
Rio Grande Chapter outings for July, August and September 2018.
Tell Grant County To Stop Paying To Poison And Trap Wildlife
Grant County, NM has been paying Wildlife Services to kill native wildlife such as coyotes, often by cruel and unacceptable methods. Tell them you don’t want your tax dollars spent that way.
Celebrating 55 years as a chapter: Lifetime member Derek Wallentinsen
2018 is our 55th anniversary. Throughout the year, in the Sierran and on our website, we’ll be looking back at some of the events, issues, victories and struggles that shaped New Mexico and El Paso. Meet lifetime member Derek Wallentinsen.
Global Warming Express kids meet the mayors
The Global Warming Express kids met with the mayors of Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Las Cruces.
Copper Flat Mine hearings in September
For the past eight years, a coalition of individuals and organizations has been resisting the attempt of New Mexico Copper Corporation to reopen a defunct, marginal, open-pit copper mine near Hillsboro. Water is the biggest issue – the Copper Flat Mine wants to use as much water as would support a city of 50,000 people. The New Mexico Environment Department has scheduled hearings the week of Sept. 24-28 in Truth or Consequences.
Join us at Mural Fest 2018 – July 21
Join us Saturday, July 21 from 6-8 pm at Tortuga Gallery, 901 Edith St SE. There are other events in the Downtown and South Broadway areas.
Tell The Public Regulation Commission To Block SPS’s Solar Penalty
Since 2011, Southwestern Public Service has been charging eastern New Mexico families who invest in solar a hefty monthly fee that no one else pays, and that they must pay no matter how little energy they use. This is unfair and it needs your action!