News Release | Environment New Mexico

180 U.S. Mayors Call for Use of Solar Power

A bipartisan group of 180 U.S. mayors, representing 42 states including New Mexico, are speaking out in support of solar energy. In a letter released today by Environment New Mexico, the mayors resolve to make solar power a key element of their communities' energy plans and call on others to embrace clean energy from the sun.

News Release | Environment New Mexico Research & Policy Center

Polluters Dumping into New Mexico’s Waterways

Industrial facilities dumped excessive pollution into New Mexico’s waterways 48 times over 21 months, according to a new report by Environment New Mexico Research & Policy Center. The facilities rarely faced penalties for this pollution.

News Release | Environment New Mexico

New Mexicans featured in project highlighting “Voices for 100% Renewable Energy”

Today, Environment New Mexico announced five New Mexico residents as leading voices for clean energy.

News Release | Environment New Mexico Research & Policy Center

As Electric Cars Revolutionize the Vehicle Market, New Study Helps Cities Address Infrastructure and Parking Challenges

With electric vehicles (EVs) hitting U.S. streets in record numbers, a new study by Environment New Mexico Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group highlights best practices to help local officials make their cities as EV-friendly as possible. The new report, “Plugging In: Readying America’s Cities for the Arrival of Electric Vehicles,” includes local and state data for Albuquerque about the projected number of electric cars expected on the road in coming years, and how cities can accommodate these new EVs with enough places to park and recharge.

News Release | Environment America

Federal regulators reject Rick Perry proposal to bail out coal and nuclear plants

Federal regulators have rejected a proposal from Energy Secretary Rick Perry to subsidize unnecessary and aging coal and nuclear power plants at the expense of cleaner, more affordable energy options. The proposed rule was a not-so-thinly veiled effort to prop up dying fossil fuels and undermine modern, clean, renewable energy.

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