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Attorney General Raúl Torrez Files a Lawsuit Against Major Manufacturing Companies

June 7, 2023

Albuquerque, NM – On June 1st, Attorney General Raúl Torrez filed a lawsuit against major manufacturers around the country, such as 3M and DuPont, for contaminating our state’s natural resources, property, residents and consumers with the careless use of polyfluoroalkyl…

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2023 Legislative Outcome: SB 53 Storage of Certain Radioactive Waste

May 16, 2023

The passage of SB 53, Storage of Certain Radioactive Waste, marked a significant step forward in New Mexico determining its own nuclear future. Before this bill, our state was subjected to federal nuclear authority without robust regulatory power of its own.

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Protect the Caja del Rio

April 10, 2023

New Mexico has the least amount of protected lands in the West, but we have a vast landscape filled with remarkable biodiversity and cultural significance. Just to the west of Santa Fe, perched between mountain ranges, bordered by cottonwood-laced waterways, and filled with the rich heritage and traditions of its native peoples, the Caja del Rio Plateau is a jewel in a state filled with natural treasures.

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