Tue. Jun 25th, 2024

NEW CLEAN ENERGY LAW FOR NEW MEXICO

SANTA FE (KSMX)- Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation Friday cementing New Mexico’s commitment to a carbon-free energy system within 25 years – the first state law of its kind in the nation, supporters said.

Senate Bill 489, is the result of 14 months of legislative hearings and negotiations involving utility companies, environmental advocates and community groups.

A similar proposal failed in the 2018 legislative session.

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