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New Mexicans Send Clear Message to Sec. Jewell: Protect Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks

January 24, 2014 Contact: Mark Allison, 505-239-0906 The New Mexico Wilderness Alliance (NM Wild), backed by its more than 5,000 members, joined Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today as she visited Las Cruces for a town-hall meeting about the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks area. At….

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RELEASE: Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks Legislation Introduced

Contact: Jeff Steinborn, jeff@nmwild.org or 575-635-5615 NM Wild applauds Senators Heinrich and Udall for introducing bill that would protect 500,000 acres in Doña Ana County LAS CRUCES, NM (December 12, 2013) – The New Mexico Wilderness Alliance (NM Wild) and its 5,000 members applauded U.S…..

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Columbine Hondo is key step closer to protection

Contact: John Olivas, john@nmwild.org, 505-379-5551 NM Wild applauds U.S. Senate committee for taking up locally supported bill TAOS, NM (November 20, 2013) – The New Mexico Wilderness Alliance (NM Wild) applauded the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee’s Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests and….

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Proposed Massive Military Operations on the Cibola National Forest Questioned

AUGUST 20, 2013 New Mexicans Ask the Federal Government to Consider Alternatives and Engage the Public For more information, contact: Judy Calman, Attorney, New Mexico Wilderness Alliance, 505-843-8696 x102 Arian Pregenzer, Affected Landowner, 505-620-1591 Michael Casaus, The Wilderness Society, 505-417-5288 Albuquerque, NM – Today, local….

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Mora County Becomes the First County in the United States to Permanently Ban the Extraction of Oil and Gas

Strips oil and gas corporations of the rights of “persons” Mora County (4/29/2013) – On April 29th, at a special meeting called by the Mora County Board of Commissioners to vote on a “Community Bill of Rights,” Mora became the first County in the United….

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