Nothing President Trump can
do will change the reality that our world is ditching coal in favor of clean
And now, we have an amazing
opportunity to reinforce this reality and help transition the American West
from coal for good.
Speak out today and tell the
Trump Administration to shut down the San Juan coal mine and support a
transition to clean energy and sustainable economies.
As a result of a WildEarth
Guardians’ legal action, the U.S. Department of the Interior is weighing
whether to allow any more coal mining at the San Juan mine. The mine is located
in the Greater Chaco region of northwestern New Mexico, just outside of the Navajo
Nation and Ute Mountain Ute lands.
The San Juan coal mine fuels
the San Juan Generating Station, a massive coal-fired power plant that every
year belches out millions of tons of toxic air pollution. It’s the largest
source of carbon pollution in New Mexico, making it a root contributor to
Now is our chance to shut
down the mine, shut down the San Juan Generating Station, and to ensure
transition becomes the goal. To win, we
need YOUR help.
Send a letter today and join
a growing chorus of people calling for transition at the San Juan coal mine and
beyond. It’s our chance for success, but we can’t do it without you.
The time to act has never
been better. Last month, the primary owner of the San Juan Generating Station, Public
Service Company of New Mexico, announced that it intends to shutter the power plant by 2022.
This is a watershed moment
and our chance to move the Greater Chaco region and the entire American West away
from coal to clean energy. This is where we make transition a reality and
overcome Trump’s political denial.
Even in these trying
political times, we have the ability to make big changes happen. This is our
us, as we help pave the way for a newer and brighter future for the Greater
Chaco region and the entire American West.
For the wild,
Climate & Energy Program Director
P.S. Read more about Public
Service Company of New Mexico’s plans to shutter the San Juan Generating
Station by 2022.
P.P.S. Last month, we joined our
allies at public meetings in Colorado and New Mexico in calling for transition
from coal at San Juan. Thank you to all who came out and joined us! Read more
about our work to confront Trump and keep our coal in the ground at San Juan.