Sept. 20, 2017
Topic: Environment

Nonprofit gives legislators their environmental report cards

A website grades lawmakers' votes on conservation issues.

Today, Conservation Voters of New Mexico launched an exhaustive scorecard listing each state lawmaker's voting record on environmental legislation.---Most votes made by Santa Fe's local political delegation squ...

Thursday, August 25, 2011 by Joey Peters

Court denies damage payments to anti-wireless activist

The Santa Fe resident claims to suffer from electromagnetic sensitivity

A Santa Fe resident's lawsuit involving electromagnetic sensitivity, increased heart rates and an iPhone continues to channel the bizarre.---On Aug. 8, the state's First Judicial District Court dismissed recent...

Thursday, August 18, 2011 by Joey Peters

Powering Down

An Arizona utility moves past coal, but PNM digs in

Local News More than 16 percent of children in Farmington Municipal School District, located 15 miles from the San Juan Generating Station coal plant that produces most of PNM’s electricity, have asthma or a related...

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 Wren Abbott

Stimulus Snafu

Was federal funding used for green building...or against it?

Local News Did the state of New Mexico spend nearly half a million dollars of federal stimulus money to accomplish exactly the opposite of what the federal award required?

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 Tracy Dingmann

The New Normal

The world’s climate has already changed. Now what?

Features New Mexico is warmer than it was a decade ago. Already this year, 1,242 square miles of New Mexico have burned. Worldwide, scientists are watching their models and predictions play out—and we’re all...

Wednesday, July 13, 2011 Laura Paskus

Green Back

Indicators: July 13

Local News It’s an unfamiliar feeling for New Mexico: making the top 10 list for a national ranking alongside such progressive states as Oregon and Washington.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011 Wren Abbott


A compendium of worst-case scenarios, what-ifs, water heroes and wasters

Features Peak oil is entrenched as a sound bite in the mainstream media and energy resources are a discussion issue at every level of government, but no one really talks about peak water. Access to plentiful, cheap, cle...

Wednesday, June 8, 2011 Zane Fischer

Deregulation Sensation

Documents reveal industry pressure on state policy

Local News Energy efficient building codes aren’t the only regulatory target on Gov. Susana Martinez’ hit list. Industries that contributed heavily to her gubernatorial campaign

Wednesday, June 8, 2011 Tracy Dingmann

Code (Double) Talkers

Building code screwups may lead to a roll back

Local News If Gov. Susana Martinez’ administration gets its way, New Mexico could be the first state to rescind energy-efficiency advances in its building code.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011 Wren Abbott

Out of Gas?

Indicators: June 1

Local News New Mexico had slipped to sixth place in officially tallied natural gas reserves.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger


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