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

Amigos Bravos Sends Notice of Intent to Sue the EPA Over Los Alamos Pollution

“This toxic pollution flows down from Los Alamos into the Rio Grande above the drinking water diversions for both Santa Fe and Albuquerque,” said Rachel Conn, projects director with Amigos Bravos. “It is long past due for EPA to take action to protect New Mexicans’ public health and environment by requiring that these toxic discharges be controlled and monitored.”


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June 22: 13th Annual Taos Rivers and Lands Cleanup

Everyone is invited to join the 2019, 13th Annual Taos Rivers and Lands Cleanup, a countywide effort to clean our watershed, community and hiking trails.

DATE: Saturday, June 22, 2019. TIME: 8am – 2pm (Lunch served at 1:00pm)
TAOS AND QUESTA VOLUNTEERS: 8am meet at St. James Episcopal Church (Taos), and 8am in Questa at the Questa Visitor's Center.

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Please Tell the EPA Their "Dirty Water Rule" Stinks!

On February 14th, the EPA published their proposed Waters of the US Rule (we are calling it the “Dirty Water Rule”) in the federal register, starting a 60-day comment period. This rule would strip Clean Water Act protections from streams that do not flow year round and from any wetland that is not directly connected to a stream that flows year round. 

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Free Green Infrastructure Guide

This Green Infrastructure Guide, put together by Amigos Bravos and the Environmental Law Institute, provides a step-by-step process that local governments can use to integrate community input into their green infrastructure projects. It starts with a review of the benefits of involving the public in the decision-making process. It then sets out eight steps t…

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