News Release | Environment New Mexico Research & Policy Center

New Mexico Ranks 5th in the Nation in Solar Power

Environment New Mexico Research & Policy Center released Lighting the Way: What We Can Learn from America’s Top 12 Solar States, a new report highlighting a solar energy boom across the country. The report ranks New Mexico fifth in the nation per capita for solar installations. This makes New Mexico one of a dozen states that have led the nation in solar energy with supportive policies and a commitment to continued expansion. Last year, solar capacity in New Mexico grew by 12% bringing it to a total of 190 Megawatts.

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Environment New Mexico Thanks President Obama for Protecting Rio Grande Del Norte

President Obama permanently protected a pristine region known as Rio Grande del Norte near Taos, New Mexico by designating the area a national monument.  This region, which is known for diverse wildlife and incredible mountain scenery, is now permanently protected from development.

News Release | Environment New Mexico

Environment New Mexico Eagerly Awaits President Obama to Protect Treasured Landscapes

President Obama is expected to designate five national monuments on Monday including Rio Grande del Norte near Taos, New Mexico.  These designations will permanently protect this landscape from development.

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Environment New Mexico to Congress: Keep New Mexico’s Parks Open, Protected from Development

On the first day of spring, Environment New Mexico unveiled a list of the top ten reasons why special places across New Mexico deserve protection from development.

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43 Local Elected Leaders and Environmental Advocacy Groups Call on President Obama to Protect Special Places in New Mexico

Today, Environment New Mexico and 43 groups released a letter to President Obama calling for lasting protections for places like Miranda Canyon from the threat of development.

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