Gas & Oil Lobbyists Trading Profit for their Grandchildren’s Future + News on Special SB 489 Radio Show

“The sky is falling,” is NM Oil & Gas Association’s persistent claim any time the legislature tries to address climate change. This post exposes the moral bankruptcy of an industry that is fine with trading 2019 profits for the future of children born in 2019. It also calls upon Democratic leadership to fund a study…

As China Refuses Our Recycling, We are Now Burning our Plastics, and Guess Who is Down Wind?

Recycling will never solve the consequences of over-consumption. We are now poisoning the air by incinerating plastic and dumping trash at horrifying levels directly into the ocean. With China no longer accepting our recycling, we need to examine closely our single use of plastic and paper. Remember, when we throw things away, there is no…

No Word from Sponsors On SB 489 Amendments; Call Senate Conservation Members Tomorrow

Senate Conservation hearing on SB 489 is set for Saturday at 10 a.m. Despite receiving recommendations on Tuesday that they sought last Friday, bill sponsors and bill supporters who were at the Friday meeting have been silent. Despite an Open Letter to the Governor calling for such a meeting, no meeting has been called. Instead,…

A Look Back at a Momentous Week & Forward to Rough Waters

A look back at three of the better posts, we’ve done during the Legislative Session with one focused on concerns with SB 489, one of this session’s most important bills, reflections on Parkland and Rio Rancho shootings, and how three Dems flipped and tabled an important gas & oil royalties bill, a lesson for the…