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Press Release: Freeport-McMoRan Financial Assurance Proposal Puts New Mexico at Risk

For Immediate Release October 14, 2016 Contact: Allyson Siwik, Executive Director, Gila Resources Information Project 575.590.7619 cell   Freeport-McMoRan Financial Assurance Proposal Puts New Mexico at Risk GRIP calls for phase out of $104 Million Third Party Guarantee The Gila Resources Information Project submitted public comments on Wednesday to the Mining and Minerals Division and NM Environment […]

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 […]

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New Mexico High Court to Hear Oral Arguments in Copper Rule Appeal

      For Immediate Release September 19, 2016 NEW MEXICO HIGH COURT TO CONSIDER WATER SACRIFICE ZONES “As communities throughout the state are confronted by the critical impacts of long-term drought, it is irresponsible to allow mining companies to pollute groundwater that is needed by everyone,” says Allyson Siwik, GRIP Executive Director. SANTA FE, […]

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Water Quality Advocates File Brief with NM Supreme Court to Repeal Copper Rule and Protect Groundwater

October 22, 2015 On Monday, advocates for water quality filed their Brief in Chief with the New Mexico Supreme Court on the state’s Copper Rule. The brief outlines why the Court should set aside the Rule, which regulates the discharge of copper mining pollution into groundwater. The state Court of Appeals upheld the regulation in May, even […]

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NM Legislature hears HB625 to Roll Back NM Mining Act

Conservation Voters New Mexico * Earthworks Gila Resources Information Project * New Mexico Environmental Law Center  PRESS RELEASE: March 6th, 2015 CONTACT: Allyson Siwik, Gila Resources Information Project, 575.590.7619 Lilliana Castillo, Conservation Voters New Mexico, 505.992.8683 Alan Septoff, Earthworks, 202-271-2355   New Mexico legislature debates legalizing mines that pollute for thousands of years, shifting billions […]

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NM Court of Appeals Denies GRIP’s Motion to Stay Copper Rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2014 Contact: Allyson Siwik, Executive Director 575.538.8078 voice; 575.590.7619 cell GRIP@gilaresources.info; www.gilaresources.info   NM Court of Appeals Denies Motion to Stay Copper Rule Court Ruling Does Not Decide Merits of Copper Rule Case Silver City, N.M.— In a decision filed on May 7, the New Mexico Court of Appeals denied […]

GRIP to participate in Give Grande New Mexico May 6, 2014!

On May 6, 2014, Gila Resources Information Project is joining more than 300 non-profits in New Mexico and more than 100 other communities throughout the United States for a national day of local giving. Give Grande New Mexico is our state’s first Day of Giving and is part of a larger campaign called Give Local […]

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Watershed groups ask Court of Appeals to throw out Copper Rule

FOR  IMMEDIATE  RELEASE Thursday, April 10, 2014 WATERSHED GROUPS CALL FOR COURT OF APPEALS TO THROW OUT COPPER RULE SANTA FE, N.M.— The New Mexico Environmental Law Center (NMELC) filed its Brief in Chief yesterday in an appeal against the adoption of the Copper Rule – a rule that regulates discharges from copper mines. The brief argues that the […]

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WQCC Votes for Politics and Against Water Quality Protection

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, January 8, 2014 WATER QUALITY CONTROL COMMISSION VOTES FOR POLITICS AND AGAINST WATER QUALITY PROTECTION SANTA FE, N.M.— At a hearing today, the New Mexico Water Quality Control Commission (WQCC) – a state decision-making entity responsible for protecting New Mexico’s water – unanimously voted down (10-0) a Motion to Stay the […]

Conservation Groups Appeal Martinez Administration Copper Rules

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 10, 2013 CONSERVATION GROUPS APPEAL MARTINEZ ADMINISTRATION COPPER RULE  SANTA FE, N.M. — Today an appeal of the New Mexico Water Quality Control Commission’s (WQCC) adoption of copper mining groundwater regulations was filed by Gila Resources Information Project (GRIP) and Turner Ranch Properties, L.P., represented by New Mexico Environmental Law Center […]

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