Members of the Congressional House Natural Resources Committee visited New Mexico from April 13 to 15 to learn more about the negative impacts of oil and gas drilling on sacred sites and air quality, especially in the Greater Chaco region of northwest New Mexico.
On April 16, American Rivers named the Gila No. 1 on the list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers of 2019. New Mexico’s last free-flowing wild river, the Gila, is threatened by a diversion project that could suck the river dry. The Gila is
I had high hopes, but I was still surprised by the rush of joy that overwhelmed me today when Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation outlawing coyote-killing contests in New Mexico. No longer can coyote carcasses, including pups, be stacked up for prizes and then dumped
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, March 22, 2019 Contact: Mona Blaber, Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter, firstname.lastname@example.org Stephanie Steinbrecher, Sierra Club Ready for 100, email@example.com SANTA FE, NM — On Friday, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed the Energy Transition
On Tuesday March 12, the New Mexico State House passed SB489, the Energy Transition Act, sending this landmark legislation to Gov. Michelle Lujan-Grisham’s office. Nearly 1,000 New Mexico Sierra Club supporters contacted their legislators in support of this life-saving and economy-fueling legislation.
UPDATE: The Energy Transition Act passed the House on March 12 and is on its way to Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s office to be signed into law! Congratulations to all those who contacted their legislators for an equitable transition to
We have some exciting news to share about groundbreaking legislation filed today, Feb. 7, that will make New Mexico a renewable-energy leader, retire coal-fired San Juan Generating Station and provide millions in reinvestment for the Four Corners region and economic relief for San
For immediate release: Jan. 29, 2019. Contact: Camilla Feibelman, Rio Grande Chapter director, firstname.lastname@example.org SANTA FE — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Tuesday formally ordered that New Mexico will join the U.S. Climate Alliance, embracing the goals set by the
As we look toward the 2019 legislative session, one topic you’ll hear a lot about is the so-called “rocket docket,” a suite of state bills that passed within the last two years, only to be vetoed by Gov. Martinez. Our priorities this session include increasing the renewable energy portfolio standard and ending cruel treatment of wildlife.
Sierra Club attorneys and others objecting to the Holtec proposed nuclear-waste facility in southeast New Mexico will present oral arguments to the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board on Jan. 23. Please attend to raise your voice in opposition to this