By Adrian Hedden, Carlsbad Current Argus
Oct. 5, 2022

Millions of federal dollars could be used to shift New Mexico away from traditional forms of energy like fossil fuels, environmentalists argued, using provisions in two signature pieces of legislation signed into law by President Joe Biden.

The Inflation Reduction Act enacted this year and last year’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act offered states incentives and grant opportunities intended to reduce the environmental impact of energy development and usage across the U.S.

In response to the bills, a coalition of 15 environmental groups sent a letter to state lawmakers Sept. 29, urging them to leverage the federal funds available in the two bills.

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