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Small N.M. Solar Developers Get State Support 6.8.2009 Albuquerque Journal: State News
Small N.M. Solar Developers Get State Support
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Rio Rancho Launches Conservation Effort 5.8.2009 Albuquerque Journal: State News
RIO RANCHO — Wireless irrigation control units have been installed on all of Rio Rancho's parks and recreational facilities as part of a new water conservation initiative.
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Climate plan's backers have tougher audience in Senate (McClatchy Newspapers) 11.7.2009 Yahoo: Politics
McClatchy Newspapers - WASHINGTON — Senate supporters of a bill that for the first time would put limits on U.S. greenhouse gas emissions have launched an intense one-on-one effort to sound out their Senate colleagues' views in hopes of winning their support.
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Panel urges huge increase in outdoor spending (AP) 7.7.2009 Elections
AP - Despite the recession, a blue-ribbon panel says the federal government should increase by tenfold its spending on outdoor recreation and conservation.
N.M. Senator To Receive Conservation Award 25.6.2009 Albuquerque Journal: State News
New Mexico's senior senator is being honored with an award from The Wilderness Society for his role in passing a public lands bill earlier this year that set aside 2 million acres of wilderness.
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Enviros, Scientists Oppose Senate Committee's Clean Energy Act 18.6.2009 ENS
Enviros, Scientists Oppose Senate Committee's Clean Energy Act
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Senate panel approves drilling off Florida (AP) 10.6.2009 Science
AP - A Senate committee on Tuesday approved opening the eastern Gulf of Mexico to oil and gas drilling, including an area rich with natural gas 10 miles off the Florida Panhandle. A 45-mile no-drilling buffer would be maintained off most of Florida's coast.
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Anonymous Republican blocks Tompkins’ Interior confirmation 9.6.2009 ICT - National
WASHINGTON – The confirmation of Hilary Tompkins as Interior solicitor is being blocked by an anonymous Republican senator who has put a secret hold on the proceeding, a move that has frustrated Energy and Natural Resources Chairman Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M.
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N.M. To Get $37 Million for Clean Energy Projects 22.5.2009 Albuquerque Journal: State News
SANTA FE - State officials say about $37 million in federal stimulus money will be available for demonstration energy projects statewide.
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25 percent by 2025 renewables standard is achievable and affordable 21.5.2009 Union of Concerned Scientists
Energy Dept. study shows consumers energy bills largely unaffected under a 25 percent renewables standard.
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Carl Pope: A Bump in the Road -- or a Detour? 13.5.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
It's scary how difficult it is proving for this Congress to embrace a new energy future. In the Senate, Energy Chair Jeff Bingaman is talking...
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Salazar, Shirley discuss water and jobs 6.5.2009 NFIC News Feed
Albuquerque, New Mexico (ICC) 5-09  Joe Shirley (L) and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar met with with Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Read more... (http://indiancountrynews.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=6375&Itemid=99999999)
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As Specter moves to Democratic Party, will he help a climate bill get passed? 29.4.2009 Grist Topics | Results for Muckraker

Washington is buzzing about Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter’s surprise switch to the Democratic Party. Specter, a moderate, has been considered a key swing vote on climate and energy, among other issues.

 



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Bingaman Introduces N.M. Wilderness Bill 25.4.2009 Albuquerque Journal: State News
Bingaman Introduces N.M. Wilderness Bill
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Bingaman Measure Would Revamp 1872 Mining Law 4.4.2009 Albuquerque Journal: State News
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman says there's no justification for continuing hard-rock mining on public land under a law passed well over a century ago.
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Renewable Energy Minimums Would Provide Lasting Jobs 1.4.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Several bills are being discussed in Congress this year that would set the first national renewable electricity standards, requiring utilities to derive a certain percentage...
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Congress approves landmark conservation bill (Reuters) 26.3.2009 Yahoo: Top Stories
Reuters - The Democratic-led U.S. Congress gave final approval on Wednesday to sweeping land and water conservation legislation that environmental groups praised as one of the most significant in U.S. history.
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25 by 2025 RES would provide clean power, green jobs. 24.3.2009 Union of Concerned Scientists
New analysis shows benefits of a strong national renewable electricity standard.
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Bill Addressing Wildfire Funding Crisis Introduced in US House, Senate 11.3.2009 Commondreams.org Newswire

Like the mythological Phoenix rising from the ashes, the House of Representatives and the Senate today re-introduced a bill aimed at solving a critical part of America's wildfire suppression funding crisis. The Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement (FLAME) Act is designed to help federal agencies address the escalating cost of suppressing wildfires. It would also relieve the burden placed on other vital programs and services each year when the agencies pull money away from them to fight fires.

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UPDATE: last minute Ward 2 caucus location change 3.3.2009 The Bridge -
by Jeremy Stratton Seward Montessori at Matthews Park replaces planned Anne Sullivan caucuses *Update: According to Ward 2 caucus coordinator Bill Richardson, the caucuses planned for Anne Sullivan Communications Center (pcts 2-1, 2-2, 2-4, 2-7, 2-9, 2-10 and 2-11) will instead be held at Seward Montessori School at Matthews Park, 2309 28th Ave. S. Other Ward 2 caucuses are not affected.* The local Democratic Farm-Labor ( DFL ) party is doing things a little differently this year when it comes to choosing delegates to its ward and city conventions. On Tuesday, March 3, the DFL party will elect delegates at caucuses in each of the 13 City Council wards in Minneapolis. Two sets of delagtes will be chosen; one to endorse ...
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