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Seasonal contamination found in Upper Pecos River

Seasonal contamination found in Upper Pecos River
For years, northern group volunteers have been monitoring four key sites on the Pecos River from Willow Creek tributary – that flows through the old Tererro Mine reclamation property – 14 miles down to the town of Pecos. Last year the analysis included looking at total metals, gross alpha and the presence of nutrient contaminants ...

Ordinance Prohibiting Single-use Plastics Passes!

Ordinance Prohibiting Single-use Plastics Passes!
On March 26th, Santa Fe County passed and ordinance prohibiting the use of single-use plastic and expanded polystyrene products in Santa Fe County ...
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Skip the Stuff

Skip the Stuff
You can do something about those unnecessary utensils and condiments in your take out orders. Join Skip the Stuff NM ...
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Spring 2024 Outings

Spring 2024 Outings
Spring 2024 outings from the Rio Grande Sierra Club Chapter, from easy to strenuous, throughout the state ...

2024 Earth Day Festival – April 21

2024 Earth Day Festival - April 21
The Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter, 350NM, City of Albuquerque, and the Earth Day Festival organizers are delighted to announce the 2024 Earth Day Festival on April 21, from 10-4 at Balloon Fiesta Park. Tickets are free for all throughout March ...
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Sierra Club Celebrates Governor’s Signing of Tax Package

Sierra Club Celebrates Governor's Signing of Tax Package
Governor Lujan Grisham signed the tax package that will allow us to save money on clean cars, rooftop solar and efficient home heat pumps ...

We’re in the news! Utility regulators approves PNM’s transportation electrification program

We're in the news! Utility regulators approves PNM’s transportation electrification program
The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission unanimously approved a plan from the state’s largest utilities for increasing adoption of electric vehicles this week ...
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New Mexico adopts money-saving building codes

New Mexico adopts money-saving building codes
The New Mexico Construction Industries Commission voted Wednesday to adopt the most recent international building energy codes, requiring builders to design and construct new buildings with improved performance. Specifically, the state adopted the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code, with additional requirements that new buildings include infrastructure to support charging for electric vehicles in some parking spaces ...

2024 Legislative Tracker

See a list of priority bills for the current session that the Rio Grande Chapter is for the 2024 legislative session ...
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Get active in the 2024 NM legislative session

Get active in the 2024 NM legislative session
The 2024 New Mexico legislative session is upon us, and as ever, our air, climate, land, water, wildlife, families and communities require our action. You have been an important grassroots environmental lobbyist and we so appreciate your participation, work and support. Please take some time to fill out the survey to indicate where and how you'd like to participate during the session and the lead up to it ...
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