Low-Income and Environmental Advocates Applaud New Mexico’s New Energy Conservation Building Code

Low-Income and Environmental Advocates Applaud New Mexico’s New Energy Conservation Building Code
The New Mexico Construction Industries Commission voted on 8/7 to adopt a statewide energy conservation code based on the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code. This new code will bring NM up to date with its energy code for new buildings, ... Read More

Comment deadline on Chaco plan extended

Comment deadline on Chaco plan extended
As federal and state health guidelines were announced in March in response to COVID-19, New Mexico’s entire congressional delegation, Tribal leaders, Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Dept., and multiple groups called on Interior Secretary Bernhardt to extend the May 28 ... Read More

SunZia line drops plan for Escondida crossing

SunZia line drops plan for Escondida crossing
In a surprise  move in May, the SunZia Southwest Transmission Project announced that it is abandoning its proposed electrical transmission line on the White Sands Missile Range and the Rio Grande crossing at Escondida just north of Socorro and Bosque ... Read More

Crashing oil industry hobbles NM

Crashing oil industry hobbles NM
New Mexico has put itself into a box with its heavy reliance on oil and gas revenues — now approximately one-third of the state’s budget, a percentage that increased significantly after tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations were passed ... Read More