The passage of SB 53, Storage of Certain Radioactive Waste, marked a significant step forward in New Mexico determining its own nuclear future.
Protect the Caja del Rio
March 15, 2023
New Mexico has the least amount of protected lands in the West, but we have a vast landscape filled with remarkable biodiversity and cultural significance. Just to the west of Santa Fe, perched between mountain ranges, bordered by cottonwood-laced waterways, and filled with the rich heritage and traditions of its native peoples, the Caja del Rio Plateau is a jewel in a state filled with natural treasures.
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Big Win for New Mexico’s Waterways
July 12, 2022
Today, the Water Quality Control Commission (WQCC) unanimously approved both Outstanding National Resource Water (ONRW) petitions presented to it. These petitions called for the protection of the Upper Pecos Watershed, and portions of the Jemez, Hondo and Upper Rio Grande. ONRW is the most protective water quality designation under the federal Clean Water Act.
Senator Brenda McKenna has Co-Sponsored SB 32, known as Roxy’s Law
November 22, 2021
Senator Brenda McKenna co-sponsored SB 32, known as Roxy’s Law or the Wildlife Conservation and Public Safety Act, culminating a decades-long effort to ban traps, snares, and poisons on public lands except under certain limited circumstances (passed and signed).