The upcoming week’s holidays include #OptOutside Day, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday. You can participate by volunteering your time and becoming part of a long and important Sierra Club legacy of grassroots activism. The Rio Grande Chapter is volunteer-led, and that corps
Below are statements of candidates for Rio Grande Chapter Executive Committee and for Northern New Mexico Group Executive Committee. Only candidate statements for contested races are listed here: Rio Grande Chapter (three open spots): Dale Doremus I have lived and
Contact: Miya King-Flaherty, 505-301-0863, Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter organizing representative Washington, DC — Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass the Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act (H.R. 2181), which would ban new leasing and drilling on
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.
Wheeler questions EPA’s authority to regulate methane, putting climate, families at risk For Immediate Release: August 29, 2019. Contact: Camilla Feibelman, firstname.lastname@example.org, (505) 715-8388 Today, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler proposed to eliminate direct regulation of methane, a dangerous
Can you imagine the future our children and grandchildren are facing? They are actively imagining it. Is it one of hope? Surprisingly, it is. And they are looking to you and me to help them.
The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is proposing changes to state trapping rules that are inadequate to protect people and wildlife. Please attend the 8/22/19 meeting of the New Mexico Game Commission in Santa Fe and share your view in a two-minute comment.
New Mexico has a methane waste and pollution problem – it’s costing our schools millions in revenue, ruining our air and harming our climate for future generations. Sign our petition to request strong climate-saving methane safeguards in New Mexico. Methane
For immediate release: June 20, 2019 Amicus brief makes case that Interior’s rollback violates federal law by authorizing waste of public oil and gas resources, harming the public interest Every year, an estimated $330 million of natural gas is wasted by
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.