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Become a Citizen Scientist

Free water quality sampling training - Taos; Saturday, May 14, 10am-noon at Fred Baca Park. Sponsored by the Sierra Club, Amigos Bravos and other organizations ...
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Zero Fares

Zero Fares
The Zero Fares Albuquerque program opens doors for more people to use public transit and rely less on their vehicles to commute throughout the city. From a racial and social justice perspective, it provides more fair and equitable access to low income families and individuals to be able to get to their jobs, school, and any other daily activity they may have. It is a win-win situation for all! ...
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Climate change and Albuquerque’s drinking water

Climate change and Albuquerque's drinking water
By the 1990s, it was apparent that Albuquerque and Bernalillo County did not sit over a water supply the size of Lake Michigan as previously thought. The Albuquerque Basin Aquifer was being depleted faster than it was able to recharge. River diversions were necessary to protect and maintain the longevity of the aquifer ...
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Coalition delivers 80K comments to Bureau of Land Management to “Truly Honor Chaco” 

Coalition delivers 80K comments to Bureau of Land Management to “Truly Honor Chaco” 
Commenters demand more meaningful protections for Greater Chaco and greater involvement of impacted communities For Immediate Release: May 6, 2022 (Photos) Santa Fe, NM – Today, the Greater Chaco Coalition/Frack Off Chaco, composed of environmental justice advocates, Indigenous grassroots organizations, tribal community leaders, and members of the public, rallied and delivered nearly 80,000 comments to the Bureau of Land Management demanding greater protections for the Greater Chaco Landscape and surrounding communities from expanded oil and gas activities. Today’s rally coincided ...
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Court provides big stream-access victory

Court provides big stream-access victory
New Mexico conservation groups won a victory for public access to streams and rivers with a March ruling by the state Supreme Court.  ...
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/ Land, Latest News, Water

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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/ Climate Change, Latest News

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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/ Climate Change, Latest News

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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/ Climate Change, Latest News

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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/ Climate Change, Latest News