New Mexico Economic Development Department (EDD) Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes and New Mexico Indian Affairs Department Cabinet Secretary Lynn Trujillo have issued the next assertion relating to Thursday’s go to by U.S. Secretary of Interior Deb Haaland and Biden Administration Department of Energy officers to Farmington:
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s administration has labored as a staff, partnering with native communities and tribes within the Four Corners Region to place in place strategic agreements and initiatives relating to the Energy Transition Act.
Today’s bulletins from the U.S. Department of Energy and the Department of Interior in Farmington relating to orphan wells; a dedication to coal communities; the Inflation Reduction Act; and the Interagency Rapid Response Team on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization current an unprecedented alternative to leverage strong help right into a clear, renewable economic system with fairness, equity, and financial safety for residents and tribal communities in Northwest New Mexico.
The federal partnerships are important, and we’re hopeful that the Interagency Working Group will handle federal challenges to financial improvement on sovereign nations. Our hope is that every one authorities entities can work side-by-side to satisfy our shared local weather targets.