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Wildfires and air pollution

People all over the west are fleeing their homes to avoid the effects of devastating wildfires, and most of those fleeing are nowhere near the vicinity.

According to a 2013 study, wildfires cause more-- Continue reading

A new international example for bad energy policy

If a country's goal is to decrease carbon emissions by increasing reliance on renewable energy, it only makes sense to install the new equipment in the location with the best potential—both in geography-- Continue reading

Can a village rescue a fort?

By Bob Hagan

Coffee on a Cold Morning

There’s always something a little sad in seeing an old friend again after the passage of a year or two. You notice the new wrinkles and sagging jowls, the thinning -- Continue reading

Electricity – the Backbone of Society

By Carla J. Sonntag
Executive Director, New Mexico Utility Shareholders Alliance

Reliable electricity is the backbone of society and will make a difference in how we move this state out of a lingering-- Continue reading

U.F. Forest Service says it's at 'tipping point,' according to The Guardian

For the past four years, The American Lands Council has been following the sad destruction of forests all across the West as failed federal policies have led to dead and dying forests that have turned-- Continue reading

New Mexico Economy Collapses While Governor Rubs Elbows with Elites

Submitted by NM Senator Cisco McSorley (D-16-Bernalillo).
August 23, 2016

Where is Governor Susana Martinez?

A recent report on New Mexico’s economy confirms that we have been in a deep recession going o-- Continue reading

Why you should write a protest letter to the State Engineer

August 22, 2016
The following are reasons for writing a protest letter to the State Engineer:

1. The Augustin Plains Ranch, LLC. (APR) has filled another application with the OSE (Office of the State E-- Continue reading

From fracking to flatulence: the all-out assault on methane

What is the "biggest unfinished business for the Obama administration?" According to a report from Bill McKibben, the outspoken climate alarmist who calls for all fossil fuels to be kept in the ground-- Continue reading

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