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Strengthen Your GRIP! There are many ways for you to get involved and help GRIP to promote community health by protecting our environment here in southwest New Mexico.

Through your donation, you can become a member and receive our quarterly newsletter, GetAGRIP, and keep up-to-date on the most important environmental news in southwestern New Mexico. Visit our donation page where you can make a secure, on-line donation to GRIP. Your gift, large or small, is a significant investment in our quality of life, environmental health, and in our community’s future. We appreciate your support!

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GRIP’s voice is strengthened if you can help us by taking action on important environmental issues confronting our community, from groundwater protection from mining activities to keeping our Gila River free flowing!


Community Discussion on Military Training Over the Gila – January 16, 6:30 pm

Community Discussion on Military Training Over the Gila January 16, 2018; 6:30 pm WNMU Global Resource Center Auditorium Special Guest: Carol Miller, Peaceful Skies Coalition   Join the Gila Resources Information Project, Gila Conservation Coalition, Upper Gila Watershed Alliance, Center for Biological Diversity and the NM Wilderness Alliance for a community discussion on Holloman Air […]


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 […]


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 […]


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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World Water Day 2017: San Vicente Creek Cleanup March 25th 9 am

Silver City Watershed Keepers hosts Big Ditch and San Vicente Creek Cleanup in Celebration of World Water Day In celebration of World Water Day, the Silver City Watershed Keepers will be hosting a clean-up event in Big Ditch Park on Saturday, March 25th at 9 am. Meet at 9 am in the Big Ditch Park […]

Stand Up for Clean Water at Public Hearing on Proposed Chino North Lampbright Stockpile

STAND UP FOR CLEAN WATER! Open House & Public Hearing on Proposed Chino Mine North Lampbright Waste Rock Stockpile  Show your support for clean water by attending the Mining and Minerals Division public hearing on Freeport-McMoRan’s proposal for a new waste rock stockpile to be constructed northeast of the Kneeling Nun. The North Lampbright Waste Rock […]

GRIP Community Meeting on Mining Issues – October 20th, 6pm Bayard Community Center

For Immediate Release October 13, 2016 Contacts: A.J. Sandoval, Program Associate, Gila Resources Information Project, 575.538.8078 Allyson Siwik, Executive Director, Gila Resources Information Project, 575.590.7619   Gila Resources Information Project to Hold Community Meeting on Mining Issues October 20th 6:00 pm at Bayard Community Center The Gila Resources Information Project (GRIP) will hold a community […]


Summer 2016 GetAGRIP – Now Available On Line!

The latest issue of GRIP’s newsletter, GetAGRIP, is now available for download.  If you are a GRIP member expect your copy in your mailbox soon. In this issue: Freeport-McMoRan fails financial soundness test NM Attorney General determines NM CAP Entity violated Open Meetings Act in Gila diversion discussions Back to square one: NM CAP Entity […]

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Town Hall Meetings on Silver City Comprehensive Plan

Town of Silver City to Update Comprehensive Plan Community Development Department Holding Input Meetings by District It’s that time again. The Town of Silver City is overdue for an update of the 2004 Comprehensive Plan, a tool to guide how our community will grow in the future, to protect important assets and resources, and to […]

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