Conservation

New Mexico governor asked to stand up to more nuclear waste

2 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A coalition of environmentalists and nuclear watchdogs has delivered more than 1,100 petition signatures to Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham. Dozens of people gathered at the state Capitol on Tuesday to ask that the Lujan Grisham administration take all steps necessary to stop any expansion

PNM works to avoid summer rolling blackouts

7 ViewsNEW MEXICO (KRQE) – PNM says it has submitted a plan to the PRC to prevent rolling blackouts this summer. PNM anticipates having to institute rolling blackouts on peak days in order to prevent the system from failing.

America Recycles Day: November 15, 2021

4 Views According to the Environmental Protection Agency, “On America Recycles Day 2019 (November 15), EPA recognized the importance and impact of recycling, which has contributed to American prosperity and the protection of our environment. The recycling rate has increased from less than 7 percent in 1960 to the current rate

UNM student fights for climate justice

4 ViewsThe fight for climate justice continues at the University of New Mexico and senior Raven Alcott is standing at the forefront of the action, acting as a voice for Indigenous communities. Raven Alcott is a senior at UNM majoring in environmental science and minoring in Native American studies. Alcott

Authors Say Plan For The Worst On Colorado River

5 ViewsThe Colorado River provides water to 40 million people around the West, including New Mexico, but the historic drought gripping our region has prompted a 20 percent drop in flows in the river. Reservoirs are drying, with Lake Mead at its lowest levels since it was filled in the

Senators press Interior Secretary Haaland on oil lease pause

6 ViewsWASHINGTON (AP) — Both Republican and Democratic senators are pressing Interior Secretary Deb Haaland for answers after a federal court blocked the Biden administration’s suspension of new oil and gas leases on federal lands and waters.

NM politicians split on future of gas and oil industry

6 ViewsPoliticians from both sides of the aisle are now coming out against President Joe Biden and Interior Secretary Deb Haaland’s pause on new oil and gas leases. Some Democrat lawmakers showed their support. This is on federal lands and waters and the issue impacts New Mexico.

The Electric Future Must Begin Now

4 ViewsYour Next Car and Clothes Dryer Could Help Save Our Planet Our future depends on our acting now to confront the climate crisis by enacting policies to convert our economy from fossil fuels to clean energy. By making this switch, we will also create millions of new jobs, save