Chaco Coalition Responds to Another Trump Administration Broken Promise

Chaco Coalition Responds to Another Trump Administration Broken Promise
On April 30, the BLM Farmington Field Office and Bureau of Indian Affairs denied requests to suspend the public comment period on the controversial drilling plan for the Greater Chaco region, instead the agencies are planning to hold 4 ‘virtual public meetings’ starting mid-May. The Navajo Nation has been seriously impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, most families lack internet access to attend these 'meetings.' ...
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/ Press Release

PRC Delay of San Juan Coal Plant’s Replacement Decision is Unfortunate and Risky

PRC Delay of San Juan Coal Plant’s Replacement Decision is Unfortunate and Risky
It is hard to fathom a PRC that within a week of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day would choose to reject some of the cheapest solar and battery projects in the country. But they did ...
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/ Press Release

2020 New Mexico Primary: State Senate Endorsements

2020 New Mexico Primary: State Senate Endorsements
The Rio Grande Sierra Club endorsements for the New Mexico primary - State Senate ...
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/ Elections

2020 New Mexico Primary: State House Endorsements

2020 New Mexico Primary: State House Endorsements
Rio Grande Sierra Club 2020 primary endorsements – State House of Re ...
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/ Elections

Film: We are Greater Chaco

Film: We are Greater Chaco
We Are Greater Chaco highlights grassroots Diné and Pueblo efforts to protect the Greater Chaco landscape and its living communities and cultures from fracking. More than 93% of the available lands in the Greater Chaco have already been leased for industrialized fracking. They are fighting for the last 7% ...
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/ Climate Change, Latest News

50th Anniversary of Earth Day Events

50th Anniversary of Earth Day Events
This week we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, certainly not in the way we expected, but with all of the creativity and flexibility that we can muster. Join us in these livestream events ...
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/ Events

A tribute to our friend and hero, Robert Tohe

A tribute to our friend and hero, Robert Tohe
2019 ended with the deeply painful loss of Robert Tohe, a longtime Sierra Club Environmental Justice Organizer and a lifelong activist.  ...
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/ Around the Chapter

Groups ask state to protect Albuquerque Basin aquifer

Groups ask state to protect Albuquerque Basin aquifer
Efforts are underway to better protect the entire Albuquerque Basin aquifer at the state level with an Executive Order.  ...
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/ Central New Mexico Group, Water

Volunteer hero: Fred Houdek

Volunteer hero: Fred Houdek
The Sierra Club has been the lucky beneficiary of the incredible leadership skills from Fred Houdek. We’re so lucky to have had him for all these years as our Central Group Chair ...
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Chair’s column: Make our chapter your home for activism

Chair's column: Make our chapter your home for activism
April 2020 message from Rio Grande Chapter Chair, Mary Hotvedt ...
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/ Around the Chapter