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By facilitating the transportation of dirty tar sands fuels, Keystone would add 27.4 million metric tons of global warming pollution to our atmosphere per year. President Trump's executive order advancing the Keystone XL pipeline is definitely a step in the wrong direction. READ MORE.
Streams and wetlands in New Mexico are at risk of unlimited pollution, according to a report released today by Environment New Mexico, Courting Disaster: How the Supreme Court Has Broken the Clean Water Act and Why Congress Must Fix It. One case study highlighted in this report is that Cannon Air Force Base in Curry County discharges 750,000 gallons a day from its wastewater treatment plant.
Albuquerque, NM -- Between 2010 and 2030, New Mexico will spend as much as $230 billion on oil, coal, and other fossil fuels -- 5.8 times the total earnings of all New Mexico workers in 2007. At the same time, pollution from fossil fuels is the number one source of air and global warming pollution and a leading source of water pollution, said Environment New Mexico in their new report.