NMELC Files Response to Industry’s Motion to Strike in GHG Caps Case

On March 17, 2010 the NMELC filed a Response to the Motion to Strike for our clients, New Energy Economy. The Motion, filed by Public Service Company of New Mexico, other corporations and industry groups, relied primarily on incorrect statements of fact and law to justify their latest attempt to derail this rulemaking at any cost. Under the actual facts and law, their Motion to Strike is baseless and should be denied.

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03/18/2010 • Back to top

Brave Nuke World

“ ‘This opinion has signaled to the NRC that it can regulate however it wants, no matter how lax,’ Jantz says. ‘If there’s a nuclear renaissance, we’re going to have the same situation we had in the last uranium boom: millions of acre-feet of contaminated ground and surface water and whole communities of sick people.’ ” Santa Fe Reporter

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03/17/2010 • Back to top

Emissions-Caps Foes Reduced to Whining

“The New Mexico Environmental Law Center, which has been carrying much of the petition load, dismisses the commercial call to dismiss the proposal as so much legal folderol; the companies just plain don’t want any greenhouse-gas regulation.” Santa Fe New Mexican

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03/17/2010 • Back to top

Eating Wrong

“With an impressive list of more than 30 partners - ranging from Santa Fe Alliance and Sierra Club to Architecture 2030 and New Mexico Environmental Law Center - translating Dreaming New Mexico from a fantasy to an atlas for action is more than doable.” Santa Fe Reporter

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03/17/2010 • Back to top

New Emissions Cap Proposal Draws Fire in NM

“Bruce Frederick, an attorney with the New Mexico Environmental Law Center, which filed the petition on behalf of New Energy Economy, said the motion is just another attempt by the oil and natural gas industry and electricity producers to kill the effort to establish a greenhouse gas emissions cap. ‘They will continue to complain. They really don’t want any greenhouse gas regulation at any cost,’ Frederick said.” Associated Press

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03/16/2010 • Back to top

Community Reaches Settlement With Cement Plant

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—After a hard fight, a North Valley community is now mixing with the American Cement Plant around the clock. Greater Gardner Neighborhood Association settled with the cement corporation, but that settlement only came after the cement company agreed to strenuous regulations. KOAT

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03/11/2010 • Back to top

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