We respond: COVID-19 crisis

We respond: COVID-19 crisis
The COVID-19 pandemic has cost many of us economically, physically and emotionally. We've gathered some resources ...
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BLM charges ahead with oil and gas leasing

BLM charges ahead with oil and gas leasing
As the country weathers the current crisis, and as state and national guidelines are ever evolving to curb the spread of coronavirus, the Bureau of Land Management has charged ahead with a minimal 10-day protest period for its planned May lease sale of thousands of acres of public land in southeast New Mexico ...
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/ Climate Change, Land

Holtec comments still due May 22

Holtec comments still due May 22
The public has until May 22 to tell the NRC to stop the poorly-conceived Holtec 'temporary' nuclear waste storage facility in Lea County ...
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San Juan coal exit, relief funds approved

San Juan coal exit, relief funds approved
The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission on April 1 unanimously approved Public Service Company of New Mexico’s request to exit the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station and use low-interest bonds to finance the stranded costs of the plant.  ...
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/ Climate Change, Latest News

Our choice for Congress: Leger Fernandez

Our choice for Congress: Leger Fernandez
We are so proud to endorse Teresa Leger Fernandez for New Mexico’s 3rd Congressional District seat ...
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Make the Gila Forest Plan Better

Make the Gila Forest Plan Better
The Gila National Forest is finally revising its 34-year old forest management plan. The comment period ends at midnight on April 16. The Forest Service should keep the public comment period open until we are able to safely and effectively engage in the planning process, but they are keeping firm to that deadline. Please submit a comment and give your input on how you would like to see Gila National Forest managed.  We realize these times are tough, so a ...
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/ Climate Change, Latest News

Thousands Call for U.S. Bureau of Land Management to Cancel Sale of Public Lands for Fracking in New Mexico

Thousands Call for U.S. Bureau of Land Management to Cancel Sale of Public Lands for Fracking in New Mexico
A coalition of groups has appealed to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to suspend a proposal to sell public lands for fracking in light of the COVID-19 crisis and the economic collapse of the oil and gas industry ...
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PRC votes to approve equitable transition from San Juan coal

Photo of PNM's San Juan Coal Fired Generator Plant for the Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter website
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                    Contact: Jamie Trafficanda, Western Resource Advocates, 720-763-3737, jamie@westernresources.org
Mona Blaber, Sierra Club – Rio Grande Chapter, 505-660-6905, monablaber@gmail.com  NM Advocates Welcome PRC Unanimous Approval of Plan to Exit San Juan Generating Station Moving forward from the coal plant and applying the Energy Transition Act will protect ratepayers, Four Corners communities, and New Mexicans’ way of life Santa Fe, NM (April 1, 2020) – A large coalition of ...
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/ Climate Change, Latest News

PRC to decide on San Juan exit, great renewables news, and oil & gas

PRC to decide on San Juan exit, great renewables news, and oil & gas
As we each adjust in our way we want to make sure that you’ve got the latest on what’s happening with our efforts to protect our climate and our communities ...
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Coalition for Clean Affordable Energy PRC approval of Solar Direct Program

Coalition for Clean Affordable Energy PRC approval of Solar Direct Program
The Coalition for Clean Affordable Energy (CCAE) applauds the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission for unanimously approving the Solar Direct Program ...
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/ Climate Change, Press Release