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Edits to House Joint Resolution 2 (aka the NM Green Amendment)- Good or Bad?

The House Judiciary Committee is posting a minor modification to the language before its 2.8.22 hearing.  Wondering if this is good or bad? Want to know what it is?  You can find the language here and also learn that Green Amendments For The Generations and the New Mexico Environmental Law Center support the change by reviewing our joint statement:  GAFTG NMELC statement 2.8.22 re House Judiciary substitute.

The House Energy, Environment & Natural Resources Committee posted an amendment before its 2.5.22 hearing.  You can review the text here.  Wondering if this is good or bad? Green Amendments For The Generations and the New Mexico Environmental Law Center offer this joint statement for how and why this new language is equally powerful as the original.

Pursuing a Green Amendment in New Mexico

NM Green Amendment Addressing the Climate Crisis

This new resource helps layout how the New Mexico Green Amendment will be a powerful tool for ensuring meaningful government action in addressing the climate crisis:  NM Green Amendment Climate FAQs 2022

Green Amendment Strength for Environmental Justice

New Resource helps layout the benefits of a Green Amendment for securing environmental justice. Giving Constitutional Power to Environmental Justice

An Emmy Nominated Show

Here’s The Story, an Emmy nominated show that premiered in 2011 and is produced by acclaimed journalist Steve Rogers, is now featuring a two part show featuring the Green Amendment movement. The show joins Maya as she explores the history of the Green Amendment movement and meets with environmental, political and legal leaders key to the movements past, present and future. Among those interviewed is NJ Governor Phil Murphy, PA Senator Franklin Kury who originally conceived of the idea for PA, and the chief justice who wrote the iconic opinion that helped launch the movement.

You can watch the show, see Facebook live chats with some of the key players, and see the full interviews that were conducted as part of the show here: Here’s the Story: The Green Amendment.

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New Mexico: A Resource or Sacrifice State? Recording now available

A webinar hosted by Indivisible Nob Hill and Green Amendments For The Generations to discuss NM’s most pressing environmental issues and how a Green Amendment could help provide a solution.

  • Nuclear issues in New Mexico, in particular waste storage plans in Lea County by Holtec International, presented by Leona Morgan and Eileen Shaughnessy
  • Health impacts of methane pollution, presented by Mario Atencio
  • A Green Amendment as a solution, presented by Green Amendments For the Generations founder Maya van Rossum.

Watch the recording of this Zoominar – use the password: 5L@Zv5=$ to access.

A Letter from Maya K. van Rossum: Racial Justice Demands Constitutional “Green Amendments”

Read GAFTG Founder, Maya van Rossum’s open letter calling for environmental and racial justice, which offers a tangible pathway to change. Check out the moving video piece in which 24 diverse leaders and activists joined van Rossum in delivering the letter.

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