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A Delay in the Camino Real Landfill Decision

“New Mexico Environment Secretary Ron Curry issued an order today announcing that he will consider a motion filed by the New Mexico Environmental Law Center regarding the effect of the city’s of El Paso’s so-called “flow control” ordinance on the Camino Real extension.” Clearly New Mexico

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09/14/2010 • Back to top


Green Fire Report: Summer 2010 Edition Now Available

The print version of the Green Fire Report is now available online here. You can also download a PDF version.

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09/13/2010 • Back to top


Enchanted with Carbon Caps

“Initiating a carbon cap regulation in advance of any federal laws is a critical opportunity for not just New Mexico, but all western states. Sooner or later, whether through congressional action or through EPA Clean Air Act regulations, there will be rules restricting greenhouse gas emissions. States getting an early jump on emissions reductions may qualify for early reduction credits in these future policies.” The Range

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09/01/2010 • Back to top


State’s Poorest are Hardest Hit by Environmental Destruction

“Many of the people the New Mexico Environmental Law Center represents live near the greatest polluters and generally have fewer resources with which to address impacts of climate change such as water shortages, extreme weather events, and increased rates of disease.” The Santa Fe New Mexican

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08/30/2010 • Back to top


Final Arguments Presented on New Industrial Dairy Regulations

SANTA FE, N.M. — Speaking for the thousands of New Mexicans they represent, on Monday, the Citizens Coalition of natural resource, consumer protection advocacy and public health advocacy groups filed final summary of reasons why New Mexico’s Water Quality Control Commission (WQCC) should adopt stringent regulations for industrial dairy operations.

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Learn more about the New Mexico dairy discharge regulations case.

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08/26/2010 • Back to top


New Mexico Needs To Enact Greenhouse Gas Rules

“Many of the people the New Mexico Environmental Law Center represents live near the greatest polluters and generally have fewer resources with which to address impacts of climate change such as water shortages, extreme weather events, and increased rates of disease.  This is exactly why this case is so important to us, and why we have spent the last two years working on it.” Albuquerque Journal

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08/26/2010 • Back to top


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