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Energy Efficient Buildings Would Reduce Global Warming Pollution, Save New Mexican Families $309 Annually

New Mexican families could save $309 every year on their electricity bills by 2030 if the government invests in the energy efficiency of our buildings today, according to a new report by Environment New Mexico. Saving energy in our buildings would also help New Mexico’s fight against global warming, reducing global warming pollution from buildings by 31 percent—the equivalent of taking more than 657,000 cars off the road.

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New Mexicans Can “Breathe A Little Easier” Thanks to EPA’s Proposed Carbon Pollution Standard

New Mexicans are breathing a little easier after the Environmental Protection Agency’s and Obama Administration’s release of a proposal to limit carbon pollution from new power plants, which is essential to improve public health.

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President Obama to Stand Up to Big Oil on Keystone XL Pipeline

Albuquerque, NM– According to media reports, President Obama and the State Department today will reject an effort to force administration approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.   Environment New Mexico’s Sanders Moore issued this statement in response:  “Today, President Obama will stand up to Big Oil’s latest attack on our health and environment by rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline...

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Clean Cars Would Cut Oil Use, Save New Mexicans $1.7 Million on Thanksgiving Travel

Albuquerque, NM —As New Mexicans prepare for one of the busiest travel holidays of the year, and just days after the Obama administration proposed new fuel efficiency standards for cars and trucks, a new Environment New Mexico report finds that more fuel efficient cars would make significant cuts in oil use and save New Mexicans roughly $1.7 million at the gas pump this Thanksgiving alone.

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Environmentalists, Local Constituents Call for End to Wasteful Subsidies to Big Oil

Albuquerque, NM - Today, Environment New Mexico was joined by Ona Porter from Prosperity Works and local activists to call for an end to $44 billion in subsidies to Big Oil. The groups highlighted the environmental and public health threats—from last year’s massive BP Gulf oil spill to global warming pollution—posed by America’s continued dependence on oil. They also pointed to the enormous profitability of big oil companies: The top five companies have already reported over $67 billion in profits in the first half of this year.  “New Mexicans are paying twice for a gallon of gasoline, once at the pump and a second time on tax day,” said Maxine Paul.