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From Farms to Dollar Stores, One Woman’s Fight for Justice

DispatchAlbuquerque, New MexicoNicole Greenfield
In her long history as a community organizer and environmental justice activist, Helga Garza has advocated for clean water and nontoxic toys. Her current mission: making fresh, local produce accessible.

Albuquerque Is Wiring Up Millennials to Work With the Sun

DispatchAlbuquerque, New MexicoBecca Cudmore
With its plan to source all city energy needs from renewable power by 2022, Albuquerque, a winner of the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge, is also jump-starting its solar workforce.

A Fracking Boom Ransacks the Four Corners

DispatchNew MexicoTim Vanderpool
Native American activists in northwest New Mexico are putting up a firm resistance as the U.S. Bureau of Land Management hands over their homeland to allies in the oil and gas industry.

A Force for Nature, and for New Mexico

DispatchNew MexicoLora Shinn
Half a century later, a parent of the environmental justice movement is still standing up for low-income communities in the Southwest.