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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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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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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 […]

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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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ACTION ALERT: Don’t Cut the Public Out of Water Pollution Decisions!

NMED’s draft rules limit public participation and expand polluters’ ability to discharge above water quality standards Send in your comments to NMED by August 17 The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) is in the process of revising statewide surface water and groundwater quality regulations for the state. Our colleagues at the NM Environmental Law Center have […]

Silver City Watershed Keepers – Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

We’ve got a number of SC Watershed Keepers opportunities for you to participate in this month. Please join us at the Continental Divide Trail Days Kick-off Celebration on April 16th to take part in a series of events to celebrate the launch of the 2016 Continental Divide Trail Hiking Season and Silver City as the first […]

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Summer 2015 Issue of GetAGRIP Now Available On-line

        Download the latest issue of GetAGRIP and find out more about the Little Rock Mine expansion, Freeport-McMoRan’s financial situation, Tyrone mine layoffs and the status on the Copper Rule. You’ll also get a preview of the 11th Annual Gila River Festival and the latest on the Arizona Water Settlements Act, Boston Hill […]

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