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• alerts on new threats to New Mexico's environment
• opportunities to join other New Mexicans on urgent actions
• updates on the decisions that impact our environment
• resources to help you create a cleaner, greener future
Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.
The National Solar Jobs Census 2011 updates last year’s census of employment and annual projected growth in the United States solar industry with new data from a statistically valid sampling of employers throughout the nation. The rapid pace of change in the industry has warranted annual updates that examine the size and scope of the industry.
Industrial facilities continue to dump millions of pounds of toxic chemicals into America’s rivers, streams, lakes and ocean waters each year—threatening both the environment and human health. According to the EPA, pollution from industrial facilities is responsible for threatening or fouling water quality in more than 10,000 miles of rivers and more than 200,000 acres of lakes, ponds and estuaries nationwide.
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.