natural resources

Big cities to get green energy from rural New Mexico

21 Views   US greenlights major transmission line for renewable energy in Western states ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The U.S. government is greenlighting a proposed multibillion-dollar transmission line that would send primarily wind-generated electricity from the rural plains of New Mexico to big cities in the West.

New Mexico groups issue joint disapproval of climate vetoes

66 Views   Many climate scientists and researchers point to meaningful legislative action as the most effective path forward to both mitigate and adapt to a changing climate. New Mexico’s past legislative session had climate groups feeling hopeful –– but a series of line-item vetoes from Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham left them disappointed.

Proposed state budget includes millions for water projects

90 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. — It’s the “year of water” at the New Mexico State Capitol. That’s according to some state lawmakers who believe the state Legislature is taking a more serious look at decreasing water supplies across the state.

New Mexico legislators look to expand geothermal energy

92 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico needs energy to function, and with the winding down of coal-fired power, the state is looking for renewable sources that could help keep the lights on for New Mexicans. One potential option could be geothermal energy.

Carlsbad Riverblitz Scheduled for 3/4

87 Views   Carlsbad’s Riverblitz is coming up. The annual cleanup event is scheduled for March 4th. Mayor Dale Janway says the focus of this cleanup is along the Pecos River.