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Enviro Group Sues Martinez Over Halting Carbon Reduction Rules

“The New Mexico Environmental Law Center sued Gov. Susana Martinez Tuesday in New Mexico Supreme Court after Martinez halted a carbon reduction program. NMELC, which filed the suit on behalf of New Energy Economy, petitioned the state’s high court for a writ of mandamus which would compel Martinez and New Mexico Environmental Department Secretary F. David Martin to publish the greenhouse gas regulation in the State Register.” The New Mexico Independent

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01/12/2011 • Back to top


NM Environmental Law Center Sues Gov. Martinez

“Today, the New Mexico Environmental Law Center filed a petition in New Mexico Supreme Court against Gov. Susana Martinez for halting the printing of the greenhouse gas cap regulation approved by the Environmental Improvement Board in December. ‘The Governor’s administration has acted illegally,’ NMELC Executive Director Douglas Meiklejohn tells SFR. ‘We are trying to remedy that.’” Santa Fe Reporter

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01/11/2011 • Back to top


NMELC Sues Gov. Susana Martinez for Halting Publication of Greenhouse Gas Cap Regulation

“The New Mexico Environmental Law Center (NMELC) addressed one of Martinez’s egregious actions by filing suit today in New Mexico Supreme Court against the State Governor, Susana Martinez, the Secretary of the New Mexico Environment Department and the New Mexico State Records Administrator, in response to the move to halt printing of the adopted greenhouse gas cap regulation in the State Register.” Democracy for New Mexico

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01/11/2011 • Back to top


NMELC Sues Governor Over Printing of Rule in NM Supreme Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 11, 2011

SANTA FE, N.M.
– The New Mexico Environmental Law Center (NMELC) filed suit today in New Mexico Supreme Court against the State Governor, Susana Martinez, the Secretary of the New Mexico Environment Department, and the New Mexico State Records Administrator, in response to the move to halt printing of the adopted greenhouse gas cap regulation in the State Register. Papers were served on the above offices this afternoon. (Get filed petition in PDF form)

NMELC petitioned the court on behalf of its client, New Energy Economy, for a writ of mandamus to compel the Governor and NMED Secretary, F. David Martin, to comply with existing law, and to compel Sandra Jaramillo of the State Records Center to codify and publish the greenhouse gas regulation in the State Register.

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01/11/2011 • Back to top


New Mexico Environmental Law Center Sues NM Governor Susana Martinez Over Printing of Enviro Rule

“We are trying to uphold the rule of law,” said Frederick, “and to ensure that the new Governor and her staff follow it.” Clearly New Mexico

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01/11/2011 • Back to top


New Mexico’s New Governor

The measure on cutting emissions by 3 percent was struck on Tuesday, January 4th, when the governor’s office instructed a senior official at the state’s records center not to publish it in the next state register, to be issued on Jan. 14. The rule, which was adopted in December by the state’s Environmental Improvement Board, now appears to have no force. On January 6th, in the New York Times, Felicity Barringer quoted Bruce Frederick, a lawyer for the New Mexico Environmental Law Center, who called Governor Martinez’s action “underhanded” and “illegal,” adding: “It’s beyond the power of the governor. What she’s trying to do is change the result in a case after the judgment has been rendered.” OpEdNews.com

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Learn more about the NM Greenhouse Gas Emission Caps case.

01/10/2011 • Back to top


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