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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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The Monthly Scoop happens on the third Thursday of the month from 5 to 6pm via Zoom. We’ll send out an email a week beforehand with Zoom registration info and the presentation topic. After the SJCA staff member gives a short presentation, there will be a Q&A session for audience members.

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Take Action: Protect Clean Water in Colorado

| Rivers, Take Action | No Comments
We need your help to protect clean water throughout Southwest Colorado! As we move into a future of climate uncertainty, and as streams with exceptional water quality become increasingly rare, it will become ever more important that we protect the…

Take Action: Protect Greater Chaco

| Oil & Gas, Take Action | No Comments
Bighorns need our help! Disease from domestic sheep is threatening bighorns in Colorado. We need CPW to help close high risk domestic allotments.

Abandoned mines, wells present vexing problems

| Durango Herald Column, Energy Transition, LPEA Spotlight | No Comments
Our region hosts an abundance of abandoned mine sites and orphaned oil and gas wells. They contaminate our water and air with acid mine drainage and leaking methane. They are the legacy of decades of resource extraction, and unfortunately, taxpayers…

Local electric supplies set for big change

| Durango Herald Column, Energy Transition, LPEA Spotlight | No Comments
La Plata Electric Association’s board of directors voted in February to dramatically revamp our local source of electricity. In a unanimous decision, the board agreed to a partial buyout of its existing electricity supply contract with Tri-State Generation and Transmission.…