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In our emails, sent once or twice a week, you'll receive:
• alerts on new threats to New Mexico's environment
• opportunities to join other New Mexicans on urgent actions
• updates on the decisions that impact our environment
• resources to help you create a cleaner, greener future
Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.
America is at an energy crossroad. As a nation, we are dependent on fossil fuels at a time of growing demand and dwindling supply. Meanwhile, fossil fuel use continues to impose massive environmental and economic costs. Now our country must choose between paying to continue the status quo and investing in a new energy future.
In February 2010, the Obama administration announced that it would help finance two new nuclear reactors at the Vogtle nuclear power station in Georgia, offering an $8.33 billion loan guarantee to Georgia Power (a subsidiary of Southern Company) and two other companies invested in the project.
Late last night the U.S. House of Representatives passed a tax package which included a provision to extend critical clean energy tax incentives. This came after a spirited and hard fought effort by renewable energy and energy efficiency advocates as well as the environmental community. The bill also included provisions that are harmful to the environment and unnecessary, including subsidies for coal-to-liquid fuels and corn ethanol. President Obama is expected to sign the bill into law as soon as today. Environment New Mexico Advocate Sanders Moore issued the following statement...
Albuquerque, NM – New Mexico could reduce pollution and dependence on fossil fuels through the deployment of off the shelf, cost-effective solar hot water technology, according to a new report by Environment New Mexico. By taking advantage of this cost effective technology to harness solar energy to produce hot water for homes and businesses, New Mexico could reduce global warming pollution by the equivalent of taking more than 99,000 cars off the road.