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The Monthly Scoop provides our members with up-to-date insights on what’s new with us at the Alliance. Every month, a member from the SJCA staff gives an update on their work and follows up with by answering any questions you may have. The scope of topics ranges from Animas recreation to energy transition in New Mexico.
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Closure of San Juan Generation Station signals coal’s demise

| Coal, Durango Herald Column, Energy Transition, Oil & Gas | No Comments
The Four Corners took a significant step toward a coal-free future as Unit 1 of the San Juan Generating Station closed forever on June 30. The event occurred without fanfare, and represents the inexorable decline of mining and burning coal…

Wolf Planning Talking Points

| Wildlife | No Comments
Colorado Parks and Wildlife will be holding a wolf planning meeting this July 27th and 28th in Durango. We need people to turn up and speak against the recreational killing of wolves. THE EVENT: The CPW Wolf Planning Stakeholders Advisory Group (SAG)…

Electric co-ops cut costs through independence

| Durango Herald Column, Energy Transition, LPEA Spotlight | No Comments
June marks a significant milestone among rural electric cooperatives within the Tri-State system, notably for our neighbor Kit Carson Electric Cooperative in Taos, New Mexico. Six years ago, Kit Carson blazed a new path for electric co-ops in our region…

PRESS RELEASE: Four Corners community groups fight to retain hard-won public benefits in merger case appeal

| Oil & Gas, Press Release | No Comments
Today, four northwest New Mexico community groups, along with the Coalition for Clean Affordable Energy (CCAE), joined an appeal to the state’s Supreme Court challenging the rejection of a merger between PNM Resources and Avangrid, a global leader in renewable…