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PNM stalls customer savings

PNM stalls customer savings
PNM is planning to keep charging customers for San Juan Generating Station long after the polluting coal plant has stopped providing power to our homes.  ...
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NM proposes adoption of EV rules

NM proposes adoption of EV rules
In May, New Mexico’s Environmental Improvement Board considers Advanced Clean Cars standards that would require automakers to offer and sell increasing numbers of zero-emission vehicles, like electric vehicles, in New Mexico. If the board approves the proposal from Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s Environment Department, New Mexicans will see many more clean cars in dealerships and on the road, and residents will breathe dramatically healthier air ...
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Community efforts kill NM hydrogen subsidies (for now)

Community efforts kill NM hydrogen subsidies (for now)
The oil and gas industry continues to push for dangerous methane-fueled “blue” hydrogen, but New Mexicans showed up in force at the 2022 legislative session to quash numerous bills offering public funds for private hydrogen schemes masquerading as solutions.  ...
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New Mexico adopts Clean Car standards

New Mexico adopts Clean Car standards
Standards mean more electric cars will be available in New Mexico, possibly as early as this year FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 5, 2022 CONTACT: Tammy Fiebelkorn, SWEEP, tfiebelkorn@swenergy.org, Liliana Castillo, media@nmcleancarscleanair.com, 575.219.9619 On Thursday, the New Mexico Environmental Improvement Board and the City of Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Air Quality Control Board voted to adopt Advanced Clean Cars Standards after two days of public hearings and a robust stakeholder engagement process over the past year. The standards will require automakers to provide increasing ...
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Urge NM to adopt Clean Cars standards!

Urge NM to adopt Clean Cars standards!
New Mexico has proposed Advanced Clean Cars standards that the state Environmental Improvement Board are now considering. Please urge the board to adopt these rules and move on to Clean Trucks rules as soon as possible! New Mexico’s proposed Clean Cars standards are a great opportunity to make climate progress while making affordable, clean electric vehicles much more accessible in our state. We know we must end our dangerous dependence on oil and gas both to protect our children’s climate ...
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We’re in the news: Gila Mimbres Community Radio

We're in the news: Gila Mimbres Community Radio
During this year’s legislative session, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham backed the Hydrogen Hub Act to incentivize a hydrogen power industry in the state and put New Mexico in the running to access some of the $8 billion available from the Biden Administration’s Infrastructure bill set aside for so-called Hydrogen Hubs. But critics say that hydrogen production can actually increase our carbon footprint rather than reducing our carbon emissions. Listen to the interview ...
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State and local endorsement listings authorized and paid for by The Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club Political Action Committee.  Congressional endorsement listings paid for by Sierra Club Independent Action, sierraclubindependentaction.org, and not authorized by any candidate or candidate’s committee.
New Mexico House of Representatives 
District 5: Rep. D. Wonda Johnson
District 12: Melissa Armijo
District 26: Eleanor Chavez
District 38: Tara Jaramillo
District 39: Rudy Martinez
District 41: Rep. Susan Herrera
District 42: Rep. Kristina Ortez
District 46: Rep. Andrea Romero
District 70: Anita Gonzales County Offices
Bernalillo County Commission District 1: ...
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We’re in the news: Oil and gas’ role in climate change highlighted in global report.

We're in the news: Oil and gas' role in climate change highlighted in global report.
Oil and gas production could be leading the world in climate change impacts brought on by pollution, per a recent international report that led to New Mexico environmentalists calling for reforms to fossil fuel policy ...
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We’re in the news! San Juan County Commission adopts resolution opposing conservation plan

We're in the news! San Juan County Commission adopts resolution opposing conservation plan
San Juan County commissioners took a stance against a state and national land conservation initiative during their April 5 meeting in Aztec, voting 4-1 to pass a resolution opposing the so-called 30x30 plan ...
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Greater Chaco Coalition and Citizens Caring for the Future Respond to Biden Administration’s Decision to Restart Oil and Gas Leasing in New Mexico

Greater Chaco Coalition and Citizens Caring for the Future Respond to Biden Administration’s Decision to Restart Oil and Gas Leasing in New Mexico
The Greater Chaco Coalition and Citizens Caring for the Future jointly issued a statement condemning the Department of the Interior’s decision to resume oil and gas leasing on public lands across the United States, including in New Mexico ...
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