NM community leaders applaud Oil Conservation Commission for adopting oil and gas enforcement rules

NM community leaders applaud Oil Conservation Commission for adopting oil and gas enforcement rules

For immediate release: January 16, 2020 Community leaders across New Mexico applauded the Oil Conservation Commission Thursday for acting to protect the state’s air and water resources from oil and gas pollution by adopting new enforcement rules under legislation adopted

Funding denial is key victory for Gila River

Funding denial is key victory for Gila River

Gila River advocates received great holiday news Dec. 20 as the Department of Interior denied a deadline extension on the Gila River diversion, cutting off access to more than $50 million in construction funding for the project that would harm New Mexico’s last wild river and divert money from local communities with critical water supply needs.

Forest Service failing Carson, Cibola, Santa Fe National Forests

Forest Service failing Carson, Cibola, Santa Fe National Forests

The U.S. Forest Service has released draft management plans and Environmental Impact Statements for Carson, Cibola, and Santa Fe National Forests. Unfortunately, all three plans fail to protect New Mexico’s wildlands, wildlife, water, and cultural heritage. Tell the U.S. Forest Service that you want to see more recommended wilderness areas and more consideration for wildlife and the environment in the management plans; attend a meeting or submit a comment.

New Mexicans speak out against EPA effort to erase critical climate protections

New Mexicans speak out against EPA effort to erase critical climate protections

Wheeler questions EPA’s authority to regulate methane, putting climate, families at risk For Immediate Release: August 29, 2019. Contact: Camilla Feibelman, camilla.feibelman@sierraclub.org, (505) 715-8388 Today, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler proposed to eliminate direct regulation of methane, a dangerous