New Mexico Green Chamber CEO Takes Long View on Renewables

Published on March 25, 2014

By Garry Boulard Construction Reporter News March 17, 2014 By normal standards, the recently-concluded 2014 session of the New Mexico State Legislature was hardly a roaring success for the New Mexico Green Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber was particularly enthusiastic about the Renewable Energy Production Tax Credit bill, which made it out of the House [...]

PUBLIC LANDS: One year later, Rio Grande national monument boosting northern N.M. economy

Published on March 20, 2014

E&E Newsroom PM: An E&E Publishing Services Thursday, March 20, 2014 Scott Streater, E&E reporter   Nearly a year after President Obama designated the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, residents and business leaders in north-central New Mexico say the monument is fulfilling its promise as an economic driver in the region. Business leaders in [...]

In the News: State Of NM Building One-Stop-Shop Website For Businesses

Published on March 18, 2014

March 18, 2014   SANTA FE, N.M. – New Mexico is hoping that simplifying its online business processes will help make the state more competitive in attracting business. During this year’s legislative session, Representative Lucky Varela was the House sponsor of Senate Bill 9, “The One-Stop Business Portal Act,” which the governor has since signed into law. According [...]

Press Release: Governor Signs Alternative Fuel Bill

Published on March 17, 2014

Contact: Erika Martinez (505)986-4819 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 7, 2014 Governor Signs Alternative Fuel Bill Benefits State’s Natural Gas and Alternative Energy Advocates Santa Fe, NM –Governor Susana Martinez signed House Bill 30 (HB 30) sponsored by Representative Roberto “Bobby” Gonzales (D-42-Taos) and Senate Majority Whip Tim Keller (D-17-Bernalillo). The legislation adjusts and equalizes tax rates among different fuel [...]

Press Release: Poll finds strong support for Valles Caldera management change

Published on February 27, 2014

Feb. 24, 2014 – A new poll by the nonpartisan Research and Polling Inc. of New Mexico shows wide public support for transferring management of Valles Caldera National Preserve to the National Park Service, making it the nation’s 19th National Preserve. The poll, conducted January 2-12, 2014, shows that New Mexico voters support NPS management by a [...]

Press Release: New Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks Photo Book Puts Faces on Broad Support for National Monument

Published on January 23, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 23, 2014 Contact: Mariel Nanasi, New Energy Economy, 505-469-4060; Chris Cervini, 505-980-6110 New Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks Photo Book Puts Faces on Broad Support for National Monument Digital book tells story of diverse New Mexicans, leaders and business owners who support monument designation SANTA FE, N.M. –New Energy Economy this week released a digital photo book featuring [...]

Organ Mtns. nat’l monument would benefit NM

Published on January 6, 2014

Albuquerque Business First, January 3, 2014 Laura E. Sanchez, Guest Opinion In New Mexico, protecting our public lands for outdoor recreation and tourism has been an economic boon. In fact, 2013 is shaping up to be one of New Mexico’s best years ever for tourism according to the New Mexico Tourism Department. This fact is clearly [...]

Green Chamber Featured in November Green Fire Times

Published on November 4, 2013

Green Fire Times: November 2013

  The November Issue of Green Fire Times Features the work of the New Mexico Green Chamber and our Membership! Click the link to read the online version or look for a copy in store near you! Green Fire Times November 2013 Issue

Green Chamber calls for more renewable energy

Published on October 31, 2013

Sun-News report POSTED:   10/30/2013 08:31:04 AM MDT LAS CRUCES >> John Ryan, branch manager and director of sales for Positive Energy Solar in Las Cruces, has a message. “Climate change is indeed real,” he said. “It’s been pretty obvious in the last calendar year here around Las Cruces that changes in climate have greatly [...]

PUBLIC LANDS: Shutdown squashes visitor boom at new N.M. monument

Published on October 9, 2013

Greenwire: The Leader in Energy and Environmental Policy News An E&E Publishing Service Wednesday, October 9, 2013 April Reese, E&E reporter   TAOS, N.M. – Sunday was one of those picture-perfect autumn days in northern New Mexico: clear, cool and bright. But aside from a few brightly colored kayaks, there were few signs of life in the [...]