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L Bar Ranch

November 20, 2023

“To know the land deeply and intimately requires time and patience.” These were the words spoken by Theresa Pasqual on June 29, 2022, at the Dancing Eagle event center. A program director for the Pueblo of Acoma and a CVNM Board Director, Theresa spoke to a gathering that included Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich, Tribal leaders, and Trust for Public Land (TPL) representatives. 

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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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