After drafting significant regulations to address greenhouse gases (GHG) from the highest emitting sector in the state – oil and gas –New Mexico continues to act on Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s commitment to tackle GHG by turning to transportation, the second highest emitting sector. The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) and the City of Albuquerque have announced coordinated rulemaking efforts to adopt New Mexico Clean Car Rules in New Mexico and the city in spring 2022.
“We are fully committed to a transparent process that includes input from the public, industry, environmental groups, and other stakeholders to ensure the rule is comprehensive, fair, and effective.” says New Mexico Environment Department Cabinet Secretary James Kenney. “Our partnership with the city will ensure all New Mexico communities can participate in the rulemaking process and reap the benefits of clean car rules.”
Learn more about the rulemaking effort here.