NM Delegation Celebrates House Passage Of Amendment To Protect Chaco Canyon

New Mexico Delegation

Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), the U.S. House Assistant Speaker, along with U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representatives Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.), applauded the House passage of an amendment to protect the integrity of the Chaco Canyon region. Introduced by Congressman Luján, the amendment establishes a one-year moratorium on oil and gas drilling on federal lands near the Chaco Culture National Historical Park.

Untold Stories Of Chaco Canyon

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science will present “Revealing Untold Told Stories of Chaco Canyon: Archaeocosmology” on December 12th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Author Anna Sofaer, and researchers Richard Friedman and Robert Weiner will discuss their latest findings on the Chaco Culture.

Udall Secures Strong Investments For New Mexico In Major Interior & Environment Funding Bill

“This bipartisan bill – which makes key investments to benefit and strengthen New Mexico, Indian Country, and the entire nation – is a great example of why the difficult work of the appropriations process is worth it. The bill provides strong resources to protect our public lands and the thriving outdoor economy they fuel, as well as funding key programs for Native and rural communities.

Heinrich Lauds BLM’s Decision To Reverse Objection to Chaco Culture Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019

Heinrich Lauds BLM’s Decision To Reverse Objection to Chaco Culture Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019

The decision comes after Interior Secretary Bernhardt visited Chaco Canyon at the invitation of Senator Heinrich

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 5, 2019) – After a successful meeting with New Mexico tribal leaders and U.S. Department of Interior Secretary David Bernhardt at the Chaco Culture National Historical Park (CCNHP) last week, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) is pleased to announce that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has reversed its objection to the Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019.