CVNM Education Fund Hosts Environmental Justice Citizen Advocacy Day at New Mexico Legislature

This Monday, February 25 is Environmental Justice Day at the New Mexico Legislature. Join us to hear directly from community partners, leaders and volunteers from across the state at the State Capitol about the work they are doing locally and as they meet with decision-makers to share why they need to act to address environmental injustice and protect community health from asthma-causing air to polluted streams and lands.»

Learn to speak ‘Legislature’

During the 2019 New Mexico legislative session, you will be hearing a lot about the opportunities for change, and it’s important to know that each piece of legislation has the potential to completely change the way we live. A piece of legislation can be written by anyone, and after it is sponsored and introduced by a legislator, it passes through a gauntlet of procedures, votes and systems that are important to understand. To fully connect you to your political power, CVNM is launching a Legislative Education Series to simplify and dissect the lawmaking process.»

VW Mitigation Plan: Is NMED picking industry favorites?

Under the Obama administration, the Environmental Protection Agency busted Volkswagen for cheating on diesel emissions standards. The resulting settlement funds are intended to reduce toxic diesel pollution. The New Mexico Environment Department released their draft plan for the use of these funds. Read more.»