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Opinion: A local voice on the ETA
Opinion: Mill levy cash needed in Aztec schools
Schools are an economic driver in our community... If a community's schools fail, that community can lose population and property values can go down.
Opinion: Prioritize mining, win clean at energy
China has already captured much of the renewable energy market... that means more U.S. jobs and wealth being transferred to a geopolitical rival.
Opinion: Solar tax isn’t worth losing a lawsuit
Farmington resident Eli Pavlik cautions the City Council to reflect on Bloomfield's experience fighting the ACLU before facing EarthJustice lawyers.
Opinion: In Texas, there’s trouble in the wind
New wind systems are entirely dependent on favorable weather conditions. The coal plants they replaced typically ran non-stop for months at a time.
Letters to the Editor | Aug. 16
NMED, EMNRD hosted meetings as the state works to develop methane emission regulations. Two readers say the state needs strong regulations.
Opinion: Add a natural gas option to SJGS study
For years our county depended on coal and natural gas for jobs and funding for the local economy. We have some important decisions ahead of us.
Opinion: Methane rules needed to cut emissions
It’s time for New Mexico to step up and cut methane emissions for the sake of its residents and neighbors.
Opinion: Don’t bite the hand that’s helping you
The Energy Transition Act , far from harming our communities ... advocates for them during an energy and economic transition that is already underway.
Opinion: US must mine own ‘rare earth’ minerals
Having domestic sources and stockpiles of the 'rare earth' minerals needed to create a host of modern products is a matter of national security.
Opinion: State rep says Cottrell Propst should go
Montoya: Public officials should represent New Mexicans, not the interests of foreign corporations. It’s time for Sarah Cottrell Propst to step down.
Letters to the Editor, May 31, 2019
State energy policy, the response to violence against indigenous women and the value of active shooter drills are this week's topics.
Opinion: ACE rule gives power to the states
ACE offers a list of carbon dioxide-reducing technologies that can be used to improve existing facilities, including advanced systems already in use.
Letters to the Editor: May 17, 2019
Readers discuss the importation of heartworm-infected dogs from Louisiana and columnist George Sharpe's 's take on the New Green Deal.
Opinion: New energy laws will hurt our state
Santa Fe politicians are being pushed by special interests from out-of-state funders passing laws that jeopardize our way of life.
Opinion: A solid foundation takes teamwork
On March 16, 2019, the New Mexico Legislature reached the end of one of the busiest sessions in recent memory.
Opinion: What’s next for New Mexico?
"Economic freedom lost big during the last legislative session while higher taxes, more government regulations, and bigger government won."
CEO: Searchlight story distorted the facts
Over the five years of continuous operation, the plant has consumed no water for energy, and there are no contaminants placed in the water. Never.
Commentary: Save Aztec Municipal Golf Course
If it closes, it'll end AHS golf program and take opportunity away from more than 100 course members.
Opinion: Public lands deal has regional wins
Sen. Martin Heinrich: "Living in a state that proudly calls itself the Land of Enchantment, I know how much our public lands mean to New Mexicans."
Populists and traditionalists are battling
Dick Cheney is the rare Republican who isn't intimidated by President Donald Trump these days.
Opinion: Bill will boost access to solar power
One solar project serves "several hundred households and businesses at once, creating scale that helps bring down costs for everyone." — Tim Willink
Opinion: Methane controls needed
New Mexico has a real and growing problem with methane waste from oil and gas production that Governor Lujan Grisham is right to address.
Letters to the editor: March 6, 2019
Reflections on whether the state should tax food, and policies that may restrict job growth in New Mexico are today's topics.
Opinion: FInding a compromise on gun control
Farmington Police Chief Steve Hebbe shares his views on the divisive issues of gun control laws and mental health care funding.
Opinion: Professional looks at PreK legislation
I want to share my professional opinion with you regarding New Mexico's children and legislation that is being heard in Santa Fe this session.
Opinion: Back the Energy Transition Act
San Juan Citizens Alliance is actively working to move New Mexico forward to a sustainable energy economy.
Letters to the Editor, Feb. 15, 2019
Today's letters: Praise for the governor from afar; a response to a critical response.
Letters to the Editor, Feb. 13, 2019
A relative writes about family impact during and after an investigation; readers talk renewable energy; a reader takes issue with a guest columnist.
Shift to renewables shouldn’t cost rate payers
Paul Gessing of the Rio Grande Foundation says voters haven’t been told that switching to renewable energy sources will increase electric bills.
Letters to the Editor: A note from the Chief of PD on skiing
Letters from the community are welcome.
Opinion: Move forward with renewable energy
SJCA's Zach Pavlik says renewable energy offers a way to supplement the resources traditionally relied on while building the Four Corners economy.
Opinion: State budget depends on oil, gas cash
The oil and gas industry is our state's “Golden Goose." Why is the governor trying place natural gas production on the endangered species list?
Opinion: Government shutdowns punish the public
Shutdowns are not entertainment for regular Americans or for furloughed government workers trying to make ends meet without a paycheck.
Opinion: Coal can’t keep up in this economy
A recent Daily Times Article misses the most pressing part of the economic situation that the Four Corners and coal communities around the U.S. face.
Opinion: Surplus is a chance for our prosperity
Instead of a shortfall, Governor-elect Michelle Lujan Grisham and the new legislature will see a surplus of $1.1 billion for the next budget year.
Flynn: Why the hysteria over Hilcorp?
When anti-oil and gas activists suggest that this is “double drilling,” they are flat wrong. This is really half drilling.