Sierra Club staff and volunteer leaders work to analyze and determine Club positions on bills at the State legislature. 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.
HB 366 has become known as Roxy’s Law, in honor of an 8-year-old heeler mix strangled in a trap last month at Santa Cruz Lake. When the House Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee took testimony from the public about the issue Thursday, however, the biggest argument against trapping was simply that it is cruel.
A study finds a mix of renewable energy, battery storage, and energy efficiency is the lowest-cost option for Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) to replace the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station. San Juan is on track to close in 2022.
View Camilla’s videos explaining the Energy Transition Act on Facebook.
The Sierra Club’s Rio Grande Chapter stands in strong support of SB489. This bill will be heard in the Senate Corporations Committee at the Roundhouse Saturday 3/9 morning at 9am in Room 322. Join us in a webinar on Wednesday to understand this bill.