For immediate release: July 29, 2020 Today, a coalition of Four Corners community and tribal organizations, conservationists, business, and social justice groups praised the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission for approving a suite of renewable-energy investments, including 300 megawatts of
As you’re probably aware, all local Sierra Club outings are cancelled thru August 31st and we should learn more by mid-August if the moratorium on outings will be extended beyond that date. We remain optimistic and so we’ve posted outings
This poem is about the original tour that led to Daniel Tso’s well-know fracking reality tour in Greater Chaco. Daniel recently was awarded the Sierra Club Distinguished Service Award.
Join the Central NM Group on Friday, July 31 starting at 6:30pm, for our virtual Sierra Club and Beer. The featured talk is a USFWS update on the endangered silvery minnow. Bring your own beer.
“With the gutting of federal methane protections, we need strong state rules more than ever. We are grateful that the Lujan Grisham administration is moving forward with safeguards and addressing the climate crisis, even while facing the urgency of the
On July 16, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California invalidated the Trump Administration’s rollback of the Obama-era Waste Prevention Rule. This ruling means that the Waste Prevention Rule goes back in effect in 90 days, and the oil and gas industry will have to comply with the Rule’s requirements to prevent waste of gas on federal lands.
The Albuquerque City Council is introducing legislation R-20-65 that would formally end the Albuquerque Police Department’s participation in the 1033 military equipment surplus program. The resolution is sponsored by Councilors Pat Davis and Lan Sena. A virtual public hearing will be held Thursday, July 16 starting at noon.
These past weeks of nationwide reckoning with racism have illustrated more clearly than ever that if we are to be advocates of climate change, we must advocate for racial equity and confront racism. Part of Sierra Club’s mission is to fight
Moving to protect the climate, public health, and to further environmental justice, a coalition filed suit to overturn the sale of leases on nearly 41,000 acres of public land in New Mexico for oil and gas drilling. The BLM did not allow a comment period on the lease sale’s draft environmental assessment, and held only a lightning-quick, 10-day protest period. In addition, the coalition charges that for this lease sale.