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A Tribute to George Atiyeh

The conservation community lost a true hero in the Beachie Creek fire near Oregon’s Opal Creek Wilderness. As young child George Atiyeh climbed up into the magnificent old growth trees of Opal Creek and pledged his soul to defend them and the land on which they stand....

REPORT: NM methane flaring sky high, state rules need fixes

Today, the Western Environmental Law Center released a new report on venting and flaring in New Mexico authored by Thomas Singer, Ph.D., who served on the state’s Methane Advisory Panel. The report takes a close look at how much natural gas is being flared in New...

New Mexico PRC embraces 100% renewable future for Four Corners

Today, New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (PRC) voted unanimously to replace San Juan Generating Station power with 100% renewable energy when the coal-fired power plant is retired in 2022. This decision will modernize power generation, improve public health, and...

Nationwide coalition sues to defend the people’s environmental law

A nationwide coalition of organizations from the environmental justice, outdoor recreation, and conservation communities filed a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s attack on the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) this afternoon. The administration...