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News Release | Environment America

EPA’s proposed lead rule fails to ensure safe drinking water

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its long-awaited proposal to update to the federal Lead and Copper Rule. As proposed, EPA’s long-awaited update to the Lead and Copper Rule falls far short of the decisive action needed to “get the lead out” of our drinking water. And in a few critical provisions, the proposed rule could even take us backwards.  

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Report | Environment New Mexico Research & Policy Center

Renewables on the Rise 2019

Clean energy is sweeping across America and is poised for more dramatic growth in the coming years.

Wind turbines and solar panels were novelties ten years ago; today, they are everyday parts of America’s energy landscape. Energy-saving LED light bulbs cost $40 apiece as recently as 2010; today, they cost a few dollars at the hardware store. Just a few years ago, electric vehicles seemed a far-off solution to decarbonize our transportation system; now, they have broken through to the mass market.

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News Release | Environment New Mexico Research & Policy Center

New study shows a decade of progress positions New Mexico to take clean energy to the next level

Since 2009, New Mexico has 388 times the amount of electricity it gets from the sun, and four times as much wind power production, according to a new report released today by Environment New Mexico Research & Policy Center.

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News Release | Environment New Mexico

New Mexico House of Representatives approves landmark legislation to tackle climate change

A groundbreaking renewable energy bill heads to Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s desk.

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News Release | Environment New Mexico Research and Policy Center

New report highlights how toxic “accidents waiting to happen” threaten U.S. waterways

Facilities storing billions of gallons of toxic waste threaten America’s rivers and millions of people who live near them, according to a new report from the Environment New Mexico Research & Policy Center, NMPIRG Education Fund and the Frontier Group.

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