The passage of SB 53, Storage of Certain Radioactive Waste, marked a significant step forward in New Mexico determining its own nuclear future.
Holtec Permit Issued
May 11, 2023
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued a license yesterday to Holtec International to construct and operate a so-called “interim” storage facility in Lea County for high-level nuclear waste from commercial production sites nationwide.
Press Release: New Mexico Conservation Organizations Celebrate President Biden’s Bold Executive Actions
January 29, 2021
The Biden-Harris Administration has made clear that conserving land, water and wildlife for future generations is an absolute priority.
The nature crisis and the climate crisis are inextricably linked. Conserving our land and water, and at the same time supporting communities in the necessary and inevitable transition away from dependence on fossil fuels, are priorities that the previous administration not only ignored, but moved backwards on.
CVNM Statement on Supreme Court Ruling That Energy Transition Act Applies to San Juan Generating Station Abandonment Proceeding
January 29, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, January 29, 2020 Media Contact:Molly Taylor at 505-554-4115 orMolly@cvnm.org CVNM Statement on Supreme Court Ruling That Energy Transition Act Applies to…
CVNM applauds Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s Commitment to a State Level Methane Pollution Capture Rule
December 12, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Santa Fe, N.M. – Today, candidate for governor Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced a commitment to implementing a state-level methane pollution capture…
CVNM Statement on the Rollback of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan
October 10, 2017
Santa Fe, N.M. – Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt announced a proposed rule to revoke the Clean Power Plan. In response,…
CVNM Thanks Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham for her Leadership to Protect New Mexico’s Air
July 13, 2016
Santa Fe, N.M. – In response to Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s amendment to remove the anti-BLM methane rule rider language from the BLM appropriations in…
Public Health, Community, Environmental Coalition Deliver Thousands of Petitions to Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn
June 15, 2016
Calling on Land Commissioner Dunn to end his opposition to common sense Bureau of Land Management Rules The air we breathe directly impacts the health…
Conservation Voters New Mexico announces a decade of 100% defense against anti-conservation bills in the New Mexico legislature
February 20, 2014
(Santa Fe, NM)— For the 10th year in a row, Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM) and allies successfully defeated every anti-conservation measure introduced in the…