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Transformational climate legislation in New Mexico

Transformational climate legislation in New Mexico
HB6: The Clean Future Act  Bill Sponsors: Rep. Nathan Small, Sen. Siah Correa Hemphill; On the Governor’s Call  As New Mexicans experience prolonged drought, devastating forest fires, unprecedented heat waves, and pollution from industries right here at home, we must ... Read More

NM Supreme Court Rules ETA Constitutional

NM Supreme Court Rules ETA Constitutional
The New Mexico Supreme Court today rejected New Energy Economy’s challenges to the constitutionality of the Energy Transition Act (ETA) and upheld the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (PRC) decision relating to the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station. These rulings ... Read More

2021 Year in Review

2021 Year in Review
Some of the key environment- and justice-related events of 2021: January
  • Almost immediately after assuming office, President Joseph Biden issues an order to temporarily suspend new federal oil and gas leasing on public lands. The pause does not ... Read More

EPA proposes major curbs on oil & gas methane but must strengthen them

EPA proposes major curbs on oil & gas methane but must strengthen them
On November 2, the Environmental Protection Agency released critical new draft rules to reduce methane emissions and other pollution from the oil and gas industry. Methane is a greenhouse gas that is more than 80 times more powerful than carbon ... Read More