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News Energy
April 25, 2019
By Bernard (Bud) Weinstein
In recent years, environmental zealots have called for replace coal and nuclear power plants with green energy source, a shortsighted plan that could very well endanger the future of American energy production.
April 24, 2019
By Tim Benson
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a law requiring 50 percent of the electricity provided by the state’s utilities to be generated by renewable sources by 2030, 80 percent by 2040, and 100 percent by 2050.
April 24, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
The U.S. Senate voted to reject the much-publicized Green New Deal (GND) resolution, authored by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA).
April 15, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released reports showing air pollution and the amount of toxins released into the environment continue to decline nationwide.
April 12, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
The U.S passed sweeping public lands conservation bill that would lock up more than one million acres in California, New Mexico, Oregon, and Utah as wilderness and impose additional permanent protections on federal lands in Montana and Washington.
April 10, 2019
By Duggan Flanakin
A bill that would have required New Mexico state agencies to expand environmental assessments and public consultations concerning activities on state lands stalled in the state’s House Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Committee.
April 8, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced he is pulling the plug on the state’s high-speed rail project due to massive cost overruns and repeatedly missed deadline.
April 4, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
Legislation introduced in the New Mexico legislature would increase the state’s renewable energy mandate (REM) and provide a consumer-paid financing mechanism for the transition to wind and solar power.
April 2, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved its first new liquefied natural gas terminal in two years.
April 2, 2019
Multiple carbon-dioxide tax bills are under consideration in the current session of the Hawaii State Legislature.