Wind, solar, and other renewable sources now make up just about 10 percent of New Mexico’s and the nation’s energy mix, but transitioning to 100 percent clean energy is both necessary and feasible, experts said today.
Due to overwhelming public support, the Clean Water Rule has now withstood every attack that polluters could muster in Congress - the Barrasso bill, the CRA measure, and now an attempted budget rider. Polluters and their allies have played all their dirty water cards in Congress and lost.
Nearly 25 New Mexico elected leaders this week sent a letter to both Republican and Democratic leadership of the United States Senate describing the local benefits of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and asking them to reauthorize and fully fund the landmark conservation legislation before it sunsets on September 30, 2015.
Environment New Mexico Research and Policy Center is part of The Public Interest Network, which operates and supports organizations committed to a shared vision of a better world and a strategic approach to getting things done.