Community leaders across New Mexico applaud today’s House passage of Senate Bill 8. Now more than ever, New Mexicans understand the importance of protecting our health, air, and climate. Antiquated state laws prevent the Environmental Improvement Board and local air quality boards from adopting regulations under Air Quality Control Act and the Hazardous Waste Act that are stronger than the federal regulations.
Justice Chavez will give a brief summary of the New Mexico Citizen Redistricting Committee (CRC) created by SB304. Mr. Wattson will discuss other states with