Guv Sued Over Eco Rules Martinez: Halts Dairy and Greenhouse Gas Regulations

[Bruce] Frederick thinks Martinez’ handling of the issues bodes ill. “It shows a lack of curiosity into what an environmental regulation does.” As long as it’s labeled an “environmental regulation,” this administration will be against it, he says. “I don’t see their interest in protecting public health and the environment.” Alibi

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01/20/2011 • Back to top

New Mexico Governor Violating Constitution for Polluters

“Laws are published and codified because the public must be able to access and review these laws,” said Bruce Frederick, the NMELC attorney who filed the writ. “This is a fundamental right in our democratic society and essential to transparent and representative government.” TruthOut.org

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01/19/2011 • Back to top

Citizen’s Coalition Sues Gov Over Printing of Dairy Rule

January 13, 2011

SANTA FE, N.M. – The Citizens Coalition 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 dairy regulation in the State Register.  Papers were served on the above offices this afternoon. (Get Coalition’s Petition in PDF form)

The Citizens Coalition, represented by the New Mexico Environmental Law Center (NMELC), petitioned the court 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 dairy regulation in the State Register.

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01/13/2011 • Back to top

NM Supreme Court will Hear NEE Petition

The New Mexico Supreme Court will hear New Energy Economy’s petition for Writ of Manadamus on Wednesday, January 26, 2011, at the hour of 9:00 am.

Get PDF of NM Supreme Court Order.

01/13/2011 • Back to top

Call In and Discuss Environmental Impacts of New Mexico’s New Administration

Executive Director, Douglas Meiklejohn, will be on KUNM tomorrow morning at 8 am talking to Arcie Chapa about environmental issues, threats and rollbacks under the new Administration. Find out more

Call in your comments and questions at 277-KUNM in Albuquerque or Toll-free: (888) 277-5866

01/12/2011 • Back to top

Martinez Administration Responds to Environmentalists’ Lawsuit

“The New Mexico Environmental Law Center said that this is illegal and sued for a writ of mandamus in the state Supreme Court, which would compel Martinez to publish the regulations. NMELC contends that laws passed by the Environmental Improvement Boards must be published in “a timely manner” in accordance with state law and that Martinez halting the publication would violate this.” The New Mexico Independent

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01/12/2011 • Back to top

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