Greed Trumps Clean Energy at PNM

At last, the truth is coming out. PNM is fighting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to clean up the company’s coal-fired San Juan Generating Station not because they want to protect ratepayers and not because they have a better plan. It’s because they don’t have any money. […]

No Thank You for your Comment

[Editor’s Note:  Read the latest ClimateWest update on this post here.] It’s bad enough the U.S. Forest Service has greenlighted the expansion of a western Colorado coal mine into an undeveloped roadless area, now the Agency is lobbing contemptuous insults at the public. Take this gem of a response […]

It’s the Ugly that Matters

In the fight against global warming, it helps to be sexy. Case in point is the proposed Alton coal mine, a new pit slated to be punched in the ground near—of all places—Bryce Canyon National Park. You know Bryce Canyon, right?  One of America’s most scenic National Parks.  […]

Coal Ash Follow Up

Last July I wrote about Colorado U.S. Representative Diana DeGette’s support for a bill that would have undermined protecting people and the environment from coal ash. The bill, HR 2273, came in response to the EPA’s efforts to finally regulate coal ash as a hazardous waste and was […]