Yet another key member of the U.S. "Science isn't Real" Chamber of Commerce is walking back its involvement with the group as a result of its extreme position on clean energy and climate legislation.
PNM Resources, a New Mexico-based energy holding company whose subsidiaries power more than a million homes, has relinquished its seat on the Chamber's Board of Directors. A company spokesman, Don Brown, issued the following *gem* of an explanation (per NRDC):
"We strongly disagree with the Chamber's position on climate change legislation and particularly reject its recent theatrics" in calling for a review of the E.P.A.'s findings, Don Brown, a spokesman for PNM Resources, a New Mexico-based utility holding company, said.Coming on the heels of PG&E's decision to quit the Chamber completely, we're thinking the press folks at our favorite science-denying group are having a rough morning.