We chose clean water. Will the Senate?
More than 800,000 people voiced their support for restoring Clean Water Act protections to America's streams. Now polluters are pushing the Senate to vote to block us.
President Obama permanently protected the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks outside Las Cruces by designating them a national monument. Protecting nearly a half million acres, this is the largest monument the Obama administration has declared thus far. Now, mountain lions, pronghorn antelope and peregrine falcon will have protected habitat, while New Mexicans will have beautiful places for hiking and other recreational adventures long into the future.