New Mexico has pledged to create Clean Cars standards to tackle the climate emergency — but the state’s timeline could delay adoption for years. So we did it for them.
On June 16, a federal judge temporarily blocked the Biden administration’s pause on new oil and gas leasing on federal public lands pending reviewing of the Interior Department’s leasing program. The court’s preliminary injunction, which applies to Interior leasing nationwide, harms the needed transition from fossil-fuel pollution and efforts to address the climate emergency.
By Miya King-Flaherty, Our Wild New Mexico organizer Advocates are awaiting a federal report on oil and gas leasing this summer that could set New Mexico on a path for a safer climate, more stable economy and healthier communities. Almost
May 6, 2021 | News Release Today, the New Mexico Environment Department proposed new rules to limit emissions from oil and gas operations in the state by requiring companies to detect and repair leaks as well as control other pollution sources. The new rules
Camilla Feibelman, email@example.com, (505) 715-8388 Santa Fe, NM — The unique 2021 legislative session produced significant environment, climate and justice legislation, all of it signed into law by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham. “We saw legislators innovate and find ways to
Climate change is a global emergency. From dead junipers made more susceptible to bark beetles because of drought to declining reservoir levels and agricultural yields, we are feeling climate disruption now, and scientists tell us we need bold action to prevent it from getting much, much worse. Ask the governor to sign these bills for a clean-energy transition: Community solar | Sustainable Economy Task Force | Air-Quality safeguards
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