Tell Congress that New Mexicans shouldn’t have to choose between protecting the environment and keeping electricity affordable
Two regional haze plans were developed for New Mexico: one by the State of New Mexico and the other by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Each plan meets federal environmental regulations, but there is a key difference: New Mexico’s plan will cost about one-tenth the amount of the EPA’s plan.
Under the EPA's plan, consumers would ultimately pay more for electricity. We can meet the same environmental targets at less cost with New Mexico’s plan.
The New Mexico plan strikes the necessary balance between caring for the environment and protecting affordable, reliable electricity. Read more »