Amigos Bravos

Because Water Matters — Since 1988

We have a vision of New Mexico’s rivers and streams running so clear and clean that you can bend a knee to the water, cup your hands, and drink without fear.


In The Spotlight

Chevron/Molycorp Mine Update!

On October 6th, 2014, Amigos Bravos formally wrote the Department of Energy concerning Proposed Consent Decree; United State and State of New Mexico v. Chevron Mining, Inc. For a copy of the full letter, please click here.

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Groups Sue EPA for Letting Polluters Pass the Bill for Their Spills to the Public

The rules that EPA has failed to issue would help prevent major spills of hazardous substances. For example, the Freedom Industries chemical spill in West Virginia that left hundreds of thousands of people without safe drinking water due to leaks from aging, corroded tanks could have been avoided if EPA had put these rules in place long ago, as the law requires.

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Los Alamos National Laboratory - NPDES Permit Petition Submitted

This is the first petition of its kind in the nation. The petition cites EPA’s duty to issue a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit to control urban storm water discharges from Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and Los Alamos County into several canyons on the Pajarito Plateau.

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"Water Matters" Lecture Series - THANK YOU Speakers and Attendees!

 For over two years, Amigos Bravos has hosted the "Water Matters" Lecture Series in Santa Fe. The final lecture in the series took place on July 15th, featured Miguel Santistevan speaking about "The Challenge of New Mexico's Water Future: Agriculture, Food Security, and Climate Change." The Lecture Series has featured an excitin…

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