El Paso Electric’s Newman Gas Plant is a massive polluter of the air Southern New Mexicans breathe. Now, El Paso Electric wants to build another 228-megawatt fracked-gas generator at the plant, just over the Texas border from Chaparral, a New Mexico
Below are Rio Grande Chapter and regional group candidate statements for the 2020 chapter and group Executive Committee elections. If you are a member, you may click here to vote. You must be a Rio Grande Chapter member to vote.
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
“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
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
For Immediate Release: June 24, 2020 Contact: Camilla Feibelman, email@example.com, 505.715.8388 On Wednesday, Public Regulation Commission hearing examiners presented recommendations for replacing the retiring San Juan Generating Station, including 100% renewable energy and battery storage. The portfolio proposed by the Coalition
This weekend, June 19-21, our Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter is joining the Movement for Black Lives in a Juneteenth mobilization throughout New Mexico. Please join this national and international call for racial justice, equality and an end to police brutality.
In 2015, a federal court ordered the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to rewrite its recovery plan for endangered Mexican gray wolves because the existing plan was inadequate to ensure wolf survival. U.S. Fish and Wildlife is taking public comment
Sierra Club-endorsed candidates upset Big Oil money on Election Day Albuquerque — In Tuesday’s New Mexico primary, voters demanded candidates who will strive for justice, community and a safe climate for future generations. The Sierra Club joined an array of
June 2 New Mexico Democratic primary District 38 (Las Cruces and south Doña Ana County): Carrie Hamblen The Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter is proud to endorse our friend and community leader Carrie Hamblen for the Senate District 38 Democratic