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Press Releases
Oct 25, 2006
First Petition to Nominate Roadless Forest Streams As Outstanding National Resource Waters Submitted

WildEarth Guardians and partners filed a formal petition asking the New Mexico Water Quality Control Commission to protect some of the state's cleanest waters that flow from its roadless national forests
Contact: WildEarth Guardians

Rivers
#ReviveTheRio
Oct 11, 2006
Governor Bill Richardson Proposes Far-Reaching Year of Water Agenda

Major New Infrastructure Projects for Eastern, Western and Southern New Mexico
Contact: Office of the Governor State of New Mexico

Rivers
Sep 25, 2006
Jeremy Rohrlich: Citizen Speaks Up for Clean Water, Wild Forests

Testimony of Jeremy Rohrlich
Contact: WildEarth Guardians

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
Sep 19, 2006
Featured Guardian: Lucy McDermott Wins a Contest and Protects the Environment

An Albuquerque native, Lucy was chosen out of about 2,000 girls from across the country to be a spokesperson
Contact: WildEarth Guardians

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
Aug 30, 2006
Ruidoso Village Council approves design for water treatment plant expansion

As part of a settlement to a lawsuit brought by WildEarth Guardians, the Village of Ruidoso makes plans for a new wastewater treatment plant, which will comply with environmental standards
Contact: Dianne Stallings Ruidoso News

Rivers
Aug 7, 2006
Featured Guardian: Gary Goodman, the 1970’s, and the Southwest

Gary Goodman first discovered his affection for the Southwest in 1970 during his exploration of the country in a Volkswagen bus
Contact: WildEarth Guardians

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
Jul 19, 2006
Feds Must Reconsider Habitat Protection for Devils River Minnow

Lawsuit Settlement Requires New Critical Habitat Determination
Contact: Save Our Springs Alliance Center for Biological Diversity

Rivers
#ReviveTheRio
Jun 27, 2006
Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief for the County Line Logging Project in the Rio Grande National Forest

A coalition of private land owners and conservation groups charge that the US Forest Service failed to follow procedure to protect water resources, has not complied with wildlife requirements and generally ignored the cumulative effects of logging
Contact: WildEarth Guardians

Rivers
#ReviveTheRio
Jun 26, 2006
Rio Grande National Forest ‘County Line’ timber sale area photos

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Contact: Rocky Smith

Rivers
#ReviveTheRio
Jun 26, 2006
Santa Fe Passes City Ordinance to Protect Rio Grande

The City of Santa Fe became the second city in the Rio Grande watershed to provide its citizens with a mechanism to support river flows in the Rio Grande when it approved a river check-off resolution.
Contact: City of Santa Fe

Rivers
#ReviveTheRio