On January 29, the New Mexico Supreme Court made a quick and unambiguous ruling that the Public Regulation Commission must apply the law of the land – last year’s landmark Energy Transition Act — to PNM’s case to retire San Juan coal plant.
Lobby trainings, speakers, hundreds of New Mexico grassroots activists highlight day of environmental advocacy at Roundhouse For immediate release: Jan. 27, 2020 Contact: Camilla Feibelman, Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter director, 505-715-8388 Lobby trainings, speakers, hundreds of New Mexico grassroots
The Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club on Thursday announced that it has endorsed Teresa Leger Fernandez for the open U.S. House seat in New Mexico’s Third Congressional District.
Community leaders across New Mexico applauded the Oil Conservation Commission for acting to protect the state’s air and water resources from oil and gas pollution by adopting new enforcement rules under legislation adopted in the 2019 session.
In December, Congress passed an appropriations package that bans new oil and gas leasing for a year within 10 miles of Chaco Culture National Historical Park until an ethnographic study for the region is completed. The Navajo Nation and pueblos will have significant control over the study, so this is a great step in the right direction.
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.
Renewables and battery storage have become cheaper than coal power, and according to a Sierra Club expert, they are now cheaper and a better option for New Mexico than gas, as well.
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