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Two urgent actions are needed TODAY on House Bill 220 and House Bill 255 to protect our community, our water quality and environment from the impacts of copper mining. ACTION #1 – CALL YOUR STATE REPRESENTATIVE IN SUPPORT OF HB255. THE BILL IS SCHEDULED FOR A FLOOR VOTE 2/20/19. HB255 would phase out corporate guarantees […]
PUBLIC MEETING NEW Chino 9 Waste Rock Stockpile Proposal Thursday, February 21, 2019 Bayard Community Center – Time TBA Freeport-McMoRan Chino Mines, NM Mining and Minerals Division (MMD), and New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) will hold a public meeting on Chino Mine’s application to construct a new 9 Waste Rock Stockpile (9WRS). Chino proposes to […]
Earth Day 2019 Protect Our Species Saturday, April 20, 2019, 10 am – 2pm Gough Park, Silver City The Earth Day Planning Committee is gearing up for Earth Day 2019 Protect Our Species scheduled for Saturday, April 20 in Gough Park. We want Earth Day to be both a learning opportunity and an enjoyable day, […]
Freeport-McMoRan (FMI) began interim cleanup of Hanover/Whitewater Creek in late October as part of the 1994 Chino Administrative Order on Consent, a legally- binding agreement with NMED to remediate historical mine contamination caused by Chino Mine. GRIP has participated in the AOC’s Community Work Group since its inception and advocates for timely cleanup that is […]
State regulators will be holding hearings on the Copper Flat Mine, located in Hillsboro, NM. New Mexico Copper Corporation has applied for a groundwater discharge permit from the NM Environment Department and a mining permit from the NM Mining and Minerals Division. The New Mexico Environment Department public hearing will begin at 9:00 a.m. on September […]
Silver City’s annual Earth Day celebration will be on Saturday,April 21, from 10 am to 2 pm, at Gough Park. More than 30 organizations and businesses will showcase their mission, services, or green products. The event will feature live entertainment throughout the day, as well as food and kids’ activities. “We’re really excited to have […]
PeacefulGilaSkies.com now LIVE! Take action to oppose Holloman flyover proposal Do you want to learn more about the Holloman Air Force Base proposal to expand military training over the Gila or take action to oppose this plan that could severely impact our local economy, environment and quality of life? Check out the new website PeacefulGilaSkies.com for Resources and the latest news to […]
Silver City Watershed Keepers celebrates World Water Day Nature for Water in Silver City Events scheduled for March 22 and 24 On March 22 & 24, the Silver City Watershed Keepers in association with Stream Dynamics will hold a two-day event for World Water Day. World Water Day has been held on March 22nd annually, since its inception in […]
Join more than 30 organizations and businesses for Silver City’s annual Earth Day Celebration! This year’s theme, End Plastic Pollution, focuses on the global plastic problem and ways to address it. Plastics litter our landscape, clog waterways, and pollute our oceans, and growing evidence shows how they contribute to health problems in humans and animals. […]
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 […]