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.

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Huge Victory! Polluters Must Pay for Their Own Toxic Messes

 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit today ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to stop letting polluters off the financial hook for contamination they caused. The judges directed the EPA to finalize long-awaited “financial assurance” regulations that will first apply to metal (hard rock) mining and other industries.

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Clean Water Rule Update

 Recently, the President issued a veto to restore the "Clean Water Rule" that would include small waterways such as wetlands and ponds under the control of the Environmental Protection Agency. Amigos Bravos has been working for over a decade to restore critical Clean Water Act protections to rivers and streams in New Mexico that were lost as a result of two Supreme Court rulings in 2001 and 2006.

 

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