Albuquerque, NM – On June 1st, Attorney General Raúl Torrez filed a lawsuit against major manufacturers around the country, such as 3M and DuPont, for…
Washington, D.C. – On June 2nd, Secretary Haaland and the Biden-Harris administration announced protections for the lands and cultural resources in the Greater Chaco region…
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.
A History of Earth Day
April 19, 2023
As we celebrate the 53rd Earth Day this year, we reflect on how this celebration came about and what it means, so many years after its inception.
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 Announces Key Administrative Policy Priorities
April 15, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Focus will be on methane capture, Gila Diversion and Volkswagen Settlement Santa Fe, N.M. – Today, Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM), the…
CVNM Releases 2017-2018 Conservation Scorecard
July 24, 2018
CVNM Releases 2017-2018 Conservation Scorecard **Full Scorecard Available Online** SANTA FE, N.M. – Today, Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM), the leading environmental advocacy organization in…
CVNM Statement in Response to BLM’s Revised Methane Rule
February 12, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Santa Fe, N.M. – Today, the Trump administration proposed a new Methane and Waste Prevention Rule, which guts the Bureau of Land…