New Mexico

Solar Houses

Clean Energy Scores Big Wins on Election Day

State and local voters picked a side on Tuesday: clean, renewable energy.

November 6, 2020 - Smart Cities Dive

U.S. Department of the Interior

Water Supply Inadequacies Tied to Coronavirus Infection in the Navajo Nation

On May 24, the Navajo Nation had 4,658 reported cases and 165 deaths in a population of 173,000—more even than New York City—while local organizers scrambled to find the water to cover the need during the pandemic.

June 3, 2020 - Outside

Greensboro Station on Metro's Silver line near Tyson's Corner

5 Transit Projects to Watch in the D.C. Region in 2020

Light rail, bus rapid transit, subway cell service, and more.

December 26, 2019 - WAMU

Bus Rapid Transit

Bus Rapid Transit Opens to the Public in Albuquerque

A long-awaited bus rapid transit system has opened to the public this weekend, a cause for celebration in Albuquerque,.

December 1, 2019 - Albuquerque Journal

Faucet

Albuquerque Exceeds Water Conservation Goals

The city says water conservation programs and customer cutbacks have resulted in a drop in water usage.

October 4, 2019 - Albuquerque Journal

Glen Canyon Dam

Historic Drought Plan Approved by Congress

The Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan will head to President Trump's desk for an expected signature before heading back to seven states for final ratification.

April 11, 2019 - Cronkite News

Water SUpply

Las Vegas' Growth Tied to its Dwindling Water Supply

Las Vegas has almost maximized its growth potential given projects for its future water supply—something has to give.

April 4, 2019 - Las Vegas Review-Journal

New mexico Power

New Mexico Legislation Charts Path Away From Coal, But It Won't Be Easy

The Energy Transition Act passed the New Mexico state House on March 12 and heads to Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, the state's new Democratic governor who supports clean energy, but losing a coal plant early causes far-reaching economic impacts.

March 19, 2019 - Santa Fe New Mexican

Sangre de Cristo Mountains

A Direct Line From Forest Management to Water Supply

Urban water suppliers have had to learn quickly that fire ecology is a major concern in maintaining a secure water supply system.

March 15, 2019 - Yale Environment 360

Polar Vortex

When Red States Turn Blue

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has followed the path laid by New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker in joining the U.S. Climate Alliance. All three are new Democratic governors replacing Republican predecessors.

February 7, 2019 - InsideClimate News

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