2017

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TAKE ACTION: Martinez Administration wants to weaken water quality rules

  GRIP, Amigos Bravos, & NMELC challenge dirty water proposals TAKE ACTION TODAY in support of New Mexico’s water! The New Mexico Environment Department has proposed amendments to the state’s water quality regulations that will weaken protections for our surface and groundwater under the New Mexico Water Quality Act. NMED’s petition goes before the New […]

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TAKE ACTION: Military Training Threatens the Gila

Holloman Air Force Base is considering expansion of its Special Use Airspace for training of F-16 fighter pilots over Silver City, the Gila National Forest and Gila and Aldo Leopold Wilderness Areas. Encompassing the nation’s first wilderness area and New Mexico’s last wild river, the Gila Region attracts retirees, outdoor recreation and tourism from throughout […]

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GRIP challenges Martinez Administration water quality rollbacks

Martinez Administration wants to weaken water quality rules GRIP, Amigos Bravos, & NMELC challenge harmful rollbacks The New Mexico Environment Department has proposed amendments to the state’s water quality regulations that will weaken protections for our surface and groundwater. GRIP and Amigos Bravos, represented by the NM Environmental Law Center, have challenged these proposed changes, […]

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ACTION ALERT: Cobre Mine Public Hearing/Open House – Tuesday, August 29, 4 pm

Cobre-Continental Mine Proposal to Resume Operations Public Hearing, Aug 29, 5:30 pm Open House starts at 4:00 pm   Freeport-McMoRan Cobre Mining Company has proposed to take the Continental Mine off of standby status and resume operations. Inactive since 2007, the company must obtain permits under the NM Mining Act and Water Quality Act to cover operations […]

ACTION ALERT: Trump is about to take away our health protections

President Donald Trump and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt are siding with corporate polluters and endangering our health. Polluters who willfully endanger public health and safety by breaking the law need to face the consequences. Any attempt to loosen pollution safeguards – as Trump and Pruitt are proposing – is a direct assault on our health. […]

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Bringing Home Trump’s War on the Environment

Bringing Home Trump’s War on the Environment Allyson Siwik, Executive Director, Gila Resources Information Project Updated May 8, 2017 In his first 100 days in office, the president has released a barrage of proposed budget cuts and executive orders that will devastate many of the core environmental programs that Americans depend on to protect public […]

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