Rio Grande Chapter candidate statements

Rio Grande Chapter candidate statements
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 worked in New Mexico for 32 years as a hydrogeologist and environmental scientist. For most of my professional career, I managed water quality and water resource programs for the New Mexico Environment Department and Interstate Stream Commission.   My educational ...
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Action Auction

Action Auction
From Navajo rugs to outdoor adventures, art or a cabin retreat, this is a great opportunity to support the Rio Grande Sierra Club's work regardless of where in New Mexico or West Texas you live ...
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Tell NM Environment Department: No use of fracking wastewater outside oil fields!

Tell NM Environment Department: No use of fracking wastewater outside oil fields!
You may know that drillers inject water underground to release oil and gas during fracking. The industrial waste that comes back up is called "produced water," and it is contaminated both by the chemicals that companies put into it and by the minerals released from the ground. Tell New Mexico Environment Department: Prohibit reuse of fracking wastewater outside the oil fields ...
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Press: NM funds progressive policy through fracking

Press: NM funds progressive policy through fracking
Link to article at NBC News The moral dilemma of funding our state via oil and gas revenues ...
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Right to Harm: film screening November 9

Right to Harm: film screening November 9
Right to Harm is a film exposé on the public health impact of factory farming across the United States, told through the eyes of residents in five rural communities ...
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Key protection for Greater Chaco passes U.S. House

Key protection for Greater Chaco passes U.S. House
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 federal lands within a 10-mile buffer zone surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical Park.  Industrialized fracking in Greater Chaco, within the 10-mile buffer zone and beyond, is a threat not only to treasured sacred and archaeological sites, but also to the ...
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Rio Grande Green: Fundraising Report

Rio Grande Green: Fundraising Report
Thank you New Mexico and West Texas members, donors and supporters of the Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club! You continue to be amazing! ...
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Farewell to a great crew of activists

Farewell to a great crew of activists
Thank you, Rio Grande Chapter chair, David Coss ...
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US moves back, NM forward on methane

US moves back, NM forward on methane
The public has until November 25 to submit comments about rollbacks that eliminate the direct regulation of methane. In New Mexico, this would mean that 4,700 new and existing oil and gas wells would no longer have to reduce their methane emissions, endangering our climate and our families’ health.  ...
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NM to adopt clean-car rules

NM to adopt clean-car rules
In September 2019, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced that New Mexico will join 14 other states in adopting clean-car standards requiring new cars sold here to emit fewer greenhouse gases ...
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