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….
Announcement that Rio Grande del Norte To Become a National Monument is Cheered by the Local Community
March 22, 2013 Contact: John Olivas 505-379-5551 Tisha Broska 505-843-8696 TAOS, N.M., March 21, 2013 –—President Obama today announced his intent to designate the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument in northern New Mexico on Monday, protecting some 240,000 acres in Taos County, including the….
Contact: Lisa Eidson Wilderness50 Media/Publicity Chair Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 406-396-3607 The 50th Anniversary National Wilderness Planning Team (Wilderness50) is pleased to announce the launch of http://www.wilderness50th.org, a new website dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. “Having a website of its own will….
Northern New Mexicans urge federal delegation to protect Columbine Hondo: Lawmakers listen to community in coalition meeting
TAOS, NM (February 20, 2013) – Members of the northern New Mexico community gathered in Taos on Saturday at a coalition meeting to urge Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and Rep. Ben Ray Luján to protect Columbine Hondo as designated Wilderness. Over two-dozen people….
By Steve Ramirez March 20, 2012 http://www.lcsun-news.com/las_cruces-news/ci_20217533/supporters-back-national-monument-status-organ-mountains LAS CRUCES — With the afternoon sun creating all kinds of hues and shadows, the Organ Mountains served as the backdrop Tuesday of a news conference of southern New Mexico leaders urging President Barack Obama to designate the….