CVNM released its legislative priorities, outlined in the first edition of CVNM’s legislative agenda, which includes priorities such as using Volkswagen settlement funds to transition from dirty diesel to clean electric school buses, protecting the Gila River and protecting ratepayers from PNM’s attempts to pass on the full cost of closing the San Juan Generating Station. On behalf of our 12,000 members, CVNM advocates in the New Mexico Legislature for responsible public policies that represent the conservation values of our people. Read our full agenda.»
CVNM’s 2017 Conservation Scorecard
Did your legislators vote to give more tax breaks to oil and gas? Did they protect your right to vote? Did they support more renewable energy? Find out how your legislators are voting on issues impacting your air, land, water and health in our 2017 Conservation Scorecard!
Help New Mexico Transition From Dirty Diesel to Clean Electric Buses
We have a great opportunity to utilize New Mexico’s $18 million portion of the Volkswagen pollution scandal settlement fund to help our children breathe easier. Please sign our petition pushing Governor Martinez and the NM Environment Department to use the Volkswagen money to transition from dirty diesel to clean, energy-efficient electric school buses before the deadline!
CVNM Statement on Potential Changes to New Mexico’s National Monuments
Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke sent a report to the White House “which included his findings and recommendations on national monuments that were under review.” The report summary included no details of what those recommendations were. The full report must be made public immediately. Read the rest of our statement here.