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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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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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Methane standards bring big climate, health wins for New Mexico

Methane standards bring big climate, health wins for New Mexico
Photo: Reporters film Earthwork’s Pete Dronkers with an infrared camera at one of the Four Corners sites that a NASA report found to be a ‘super-emitter’ of invisible methane gas. CONTACT: Camilla Feibelman, camilla.feibelman@sierraclub.org, 505.715.8388 New Mexico Environmental Improvement Board adopts nation-leading air pollution rules for oil and gas operators Conservation, public health, and community leaders from across New Mexico applauded the Environmental Improvement Board’s April 14 preliminary approval of final ozone precursor regulations for oil and gas production and processing ...
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Sierra Club statement on President Biden barring Russian oil imports

Statement on President Biden’s ban on Russian oil imports For Immediate Release: March 8, 2022 Contact: Miya King-Flaherty, Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter, miya.king-flaherty@sierraclub.org, (505) 301 – 0863 Oil and gas supply and revenue are weapons used by Russian oligarchs and criminals, and our dependence on oil and gas is a threat to our national security.  It is long past time to take away these weapons, which are subsidizing the war and creating the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Ukraine, by ...
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May 2022 ICO hike with Big Brothers/Sisters of Santa Fe

May 2022 ICO hike with Big Brothers/Sisters of Santa Fe
The New Mexico ICO program will be hiking on Saturday, May 28, 2022 with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Santa Fe. We plan on hiking the Bayo Benches Loop in Los Alamos. We’re meeting at 8:45 and leaving at 9:00 a.m., and we should be back no later than 3:00. Those interested should contact Raymond N. Greenwell at matrng@hofstra.edu ...
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May 2022 ICO hike with Santa Fe Youth Shelters

May 2022 ICO hike with Santa Fe Youth Shelters
The New Mexico ICO program will have an outing on Saturday, May 21, 2022 with Santa Fe Youth Shelters. We plan on hiking in La Cieneguilla Petroglyphs Area west of Santa Fe. We’re meeting at 8:45 and leaving at 9 a.m., and we should be back no later than 3:00. Those interested should contact Raymond N. Greenwell at matrng@hofstra.edu ...
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