News Release | Environment New Mexico

New Mexico embarks on path to become national clean energy leader

A brighter, cleaner future is within reach for New Mexico after state Sens. Mimi Stewart and Jacob Candelaria and state Rep. Nathan Small introduced Senate Bill 489 (SB489), the Energy Transition Act (ETA), today. The legislation sets standards for New Mexico utilities to get at least 50 percent of their electricity from renewable energy by 2030 and to be 100 percent carbon-free by 2045.

News Release | Environment America

Fast food and football: who scores, who fumbles?

With Super Bowl LIII coming up Sunday, Americans have foods such as hamburgers and pizza on their minds -- and many corporations (such as Budweiser) are touting their socially-responsible deeds in commercials.

But many corporate deeds go under the radar. In late January, two companies closely identified with football made big plays. One scored. One fumbled.

News Release | Environment America

Reports: EPA fails to make drinking water safe from toxic PFAS

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will not establish federal limits in drinking water for two prevalent toxic chemicals. The agency’s forthcoming management plan for combatting per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) lacks safeguards on PFOA and PFOS, two of the best-understood toxic PFAS chemicals. These chemicals have contaminated drinking water from Michigan to North Carolina. In refusing to set limits for PFAS, EPA is abdicating its core mission to protect human health.

News Release | Environment New Mexico Research & Policy Center

100% Renewable UNM Delivers 1500 Petitions, ‘Renewables 101’ Toolkit to President’s Office

On Wednesday, UNM faculty, student government representatives, and student group leaders joined Environment New Mexico, the statewide citizen-based environmental advocacy organization, to celebrate a milestone of on-campus support for making UNM the next campus to commit to going 100 percent renewable by 2050.

News Release | Environment New Mexico

Environment America Action Fund’s GreenHouse Project helps turn New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional district greener

Environment America Action Fund (EAAF) and Environment New Mexico are thrilled to congratulate Congresswoman-elect Xochitl Torres Small on her big win in New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District.

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