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Workshop on Effective Citizen Advocacy at the Legislature.

The League of Women Voters of New Mexico is sponsoring its annual workshop:

Effective Citizen Advocacy at the Legislature.
Saturday, December 9, 2017, 9:30am - noon
New Mexico State Capital, Room 322
(Enter on the East side only)

The public is invited. Learn tips from legislators and a professional lobbyist on how to interact with legislators, speak at hearings, and advocate for your cause.

Speakers:
Senator Peter Wirth, D-Santa Fe, District 25
Senator Sander Rue, R-Albuquerque, District 23
Jim Jackson, Chief Executive Officer of Disability Rights New Mexico, an independent private non-profit organization authorized through federal law to protect and promote the rights of persons with disabilities.

Forum on Spent Nuclear Fuel Disposal from Power Reactors

In case you missed our forum on Spent Nuclear Fuel Disposal from Power Reactors on November 2, 2017 at 7 PM in the UNM/LA,Bldg 5, Wallace Rm, you can watch it here.




The League of Women Voters of New Mexico is conducting a study of the storage, transport, and disposal of the high level nuclear waste produced by power plants and currently located in 78 separate installations across the county.

The study committee, led by Karen Douglas, a nuclear engineer at DOE/NNSA, has created a PowerPoint presentation that will be delivered by committee member and former LANL nuclear safety analyst Kathleen Taylor. The second speaker will be John Heaton, chairman of the Eddy-Lea Energy Alliance Board, which is seeking to develop a Consolidated Interim Storage Facility in south-eastern New Mexico.