Press Releases


President Trump holds no regard for public input or protecting community health and safety

For Immediate Release Santa Fe, N.M. – In response to the executive action President Trump took today to accelerate the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM) and CVNM Education Fund Executive Director Demis Foster released the following statement:“President Trump’s actions today clearly put industry profits before people. No amount [read more…]


2,000 Petitions Turned In Demanding A Healthier, Cleaner NM

2,000 Petitions Turned In Demanding A Healthier, Cleaner NM Latin(a/o/x) Immigrant Families Come Together To Demand Better Access To Clean Air, Clean Water and Clean Renewable Energy In New Mexico ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.–Today, immigrant Latin(o/a/x) community members and leaders came together with Juntos: Our Air Our Water to turn in over 2,400 signed petitions to Gov. [read more…]


2,000 Petitions Demanding A Healthier, Cleaner NM

Media Advisory – Planning Purposes Only 2,000 Petitions Demanding A Healthier, Cleaner NM Latin(a/o/x) Immigrant Families Come Together To Demand Better Access To Clean Air, Clean Water and Clean Renewable Energy In Albuquerque ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.– On Monday, Nov. 21, immigrant Latin(o/a/x) community members and leaders are coming together with Juntos: Our Air Our Water to [read more…]


Latin(a/o/x) Families React To Trump’s Positions On Environmental Preservation For Years To Come

Latin(a/o/x) Families React To Trump’s Positions On Environmental Preservation For Years To Come Moms, Youth Leaders & Latinx Families Have A Clear Message For The Trump Administration: Our Families Will Continue Fighting For Access To Clean Air, Clean Water ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.– Following the recent announcement by President-elect Donald J. Trump on possible candidates for his [read more…]


Obama Administration finalizes rule to protect public health, taxpayers, environment from methane waste on public lands

After years of advocacy by a broad coalition of partner groups across the West and in Washington, D.C., we are proud to announce that today the Obama Administration released new rules that will reduce the wholesale waste of natural gas by the oil and gas industry–the nation’s largest methane emitter–on our public lands. These rules [read more…]


Juntos Statement in Regarding the Clean Power Plan Litigation at D.C. Circuit

Albuquerque, N.M. – In response to oral arguments presented at the D.C. Circuit today regarding the Clean Power Plan, Christopher Ramirez, Director of Juntos, a program of Conservation Voters New Mexico Education Fund, released the following statement: “The Clean Power Plan is an important step by the Obama administration and Environmental Protection Agency and we [read more…]


Media campaign highlights influence of big money

Media campaign highlights influence of big money: Martinez administration cut corners on required safety inspections to the benefit of an industry that’s given over $1 million to her campaigns Santa Fe, N.M. – Today, Conservation Voters New Mexico Education Fund (CVNMEF) joined the Put New Mexico First campaign, with the third installment in the statewide civic engagement campaign to expose Gov. [read more…]


We Stand with the Standing Rock Sioux

CVNM Family of Organizations and Programs Stand in Solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and all Water Protectors Opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline Santa Fe, N.M. – The Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM) family of organizations and programs released the following statement regarding the powerful unity and joint opposition of 280 tribes against the [read more…]


NASA Releases Report On Threatening New Mexico Methane Hotspot

NASA Releases Report On Threatening New Mexico Methane Hotspot Report Dives Deeper into Cause Behind the San Juan Basin Methane Hotspot Washington, DC — Today, NASA released a study on methane emissions from the oil and gas industry in the San Juan Basin of New Mexico. The report, based on intensive aerial surveys and ground [read more…]


CVNMEF Launches Ad Buy on Methane Pollution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT Liliana Castillo at 505-992-8683 or Liliana@CVNM.org Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Conservation Voters New Mexico Education Fund (CVNMEF) launched a digital ad buy in New Mexico thanking President Obama and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy for taking action to reduce dangerous methane pollution from the oil and gas industry. The [read more…]