A BIG DAMN DEAL:
NMELC Fighting on the Legal Frontier to Preserve the Land of Enchantment

The New Mexico Environmental Law Center kicks off the celebration of its 25th Anniversary with the short original film "A Big Damn Deal," created by Emmy-award winning filmmaker Debra Anderson (director and producer of the documentary "Split Estate"). Ms. Anderson has done an extraordinary job of capturing a few of the compelling stories from the communities where we work.


MEMBER BONUS: THE WHITEBOARD OF CHAOS

Confused about the litigation happening around the New Mexico carbon pollution cap laws? We'll try to clear things up ...


CHRISTINE'S FIGHT AGAINST URANIUM MINING

Christine's Fight Against Uranium Mining from Law Center on Vimeo.

For years, Christine and other members of the activist group Eastern Navajo Diné Against Uranium Mining have had a tough fight to prevent uranium mining in their communities.

Her water is in danger. Her air is in danger. And the government is trying to fast track the mines... but you can help keep these mines at bay.


IACHR FILING, COVERED BY KRQE

New Mexico's KRQE TV announces petition filed with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights asking them to intervene with the United States to stop uranium mining on Navajo community lands. Aired on May 16, 2011 at noon.


PRESS CONFERENCE HELD BY EASTERN NAVAJO DINÉ AGAINST URANIUM MINING, ALONG WITH THE NMELC [#2]

Video of press conference held on Monday, May 16th 2011 following the filing with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights asking them to intervene with the United States to stop uranium mining within the Navajo Nation


PRESS CONFERENCE HELD BY EASTERN NAVAJO DINÉ AGAINST URANIUM MINING, ALONG WITH THE NMELC [#1]

A press conference was held on May 16th, 2011 following the filing with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights asking them to intervene with the United States to stop uranium mining within the Navajo Nation.


NAVAJO COMMUNITY FILES PETITION WITH INTER-AMERICAN COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

On May 13, 2011, the New Mexico Environmental Law Center (NMELC) and its client, Eastern Navajo Diné Against Uranium Mining (ENDAUM), filed a petition with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights seeking to halt a uranium mining operation in the Navajo villages of Church Rock and Crownpoint, N.M.


NEW MEXICO ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CENTER — 2010 YEAR IN REVIEW

NMELC's 2010 Year In Review.