User: flenvcenter Topic: Policy and Governance-Regional
Category: Government :: New Mexico
Last updated: Dec 15 2016 12:11 IST RSS 2.0
 
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From now on, regional utility Tri-State will be subject to oversight from Colorado regulators 8.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Regional rural electric provider Tri-State, which has caught heat from members and renewable-energy advocates for its rates and reliance on coal, now will have to submit its plans to state regulators for approval.
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Contamination from an Air Force base devastates a New Mexico dairy 28.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
An investigation shows the impact toxic chemicals are having on the community of Clovis.
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Update: Western states move to limit trapping 6.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Caught dogs and imperiled martens spur reforms for fur-bearer trapping.
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No 'red flags' in nuclear dump inspection in N.M. 15.12.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Albuquerque • New Mexico inspectors did not uncover any red flags in their recent review of the federal government’s underground nuclear waste repository as the facility prepares to reopen after a radiation leak, regulators said Wednesday. The state Environment Department’s team of inspectors focused on issues dating back to a 2014 fire involving one of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant’s mining trucks and the separate leak that contaminated much of the underground disposal area, forcing the dump’...
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New Mexico sues Colorado over huge 2015 mine waste spill 23.6.2016 Denver Post: News: Local
New Mexico is suing the state of Colorado, saying its neighbor to the north should be held responsible for the contamination caused by the 2015 Gold King Mine spill as well as decades of toxic drainage from mines near the headwaters of the Animas River.
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Agencies meet to discuss inactive mines draining into Colorado waterways 1.4.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
State and federal agency officials this week ramped up efforts to build a complete, interlinked inventory of the hundreds of inactive mines draining into Colorado waterways, aiming to prioritize the worst of the worst for cleanup.
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New Mexico still irked, seeks water tests, $1.5 m after Gold King 16.3.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
New Mexico officials on Tuesday accused Colorado of blindly accepting EPA assurances that the Animas River after the Gold King Mine disaster has returned to pre-blowout conditions — and
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New Mexico congressional delegation calls for Gold King Mine spill compensation 8.3.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
New Mexico's congressional delegation is urging the Environmental Protection Agency to process reimbursement claims stemming from the Gold King Mine spill.
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Colorado only state impacted by Gold King spill without plans to sue 17.2.2016 Denver Post: Local
In the days after the Gold King Mine spill sent yellow-orange wastewater cascading into three states, calls to hold the Environmental Protection Agency accountable for the disaster were ...
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N.M. official blasts EPA over Gold King spill 11.2.2016 Durango Herald
ALBUQUERQUE – The head of the New Mexico Environment Department blasted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday during a legislative committee meeting, saying federal officials are downplaying the long-term effects of the Gold King Mine spill.Environment Secretary Ryan Flynn told members of the House agriculture...
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New Mexico may sue EPA over Gold King disaster response 15.1.2016 Denver Post: Local
New Mexico on Thursday announced plans to sue the EPA and owners of inactive mines in Colorado following the EPA-triggered Gold King disaster that spilled 3 million gallons of mining wastewater into the Animas ...
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Mexican wolves seem targeted for extinction 21.10.2015 Writers on the Range
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New Mexico, Utah drop water restrictions after Colorado mine spill 16.8.2015 Denver Post: Local
FARMINGTON, N.M. — New Mexico officials on Saturday night dropped San Juan County's restrictions on using the Animas and San Juan rivers for drinking water following a ban after a ...
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Animas River contamination data in New Mexico shows acidity did not spike after spill 12.8.2015 Denver Post: News: Local
Environmental officials in New Mexico said Tuesday tests from before and after a plume of mine wastewater surged into their state from Colorado show water acidity levels did not drastically ...
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New Mexico officials offer to test well water in Animas River spill's wake 10.8.2015 Denver Post: Local
New Mexico environmental officials are offering to test private domestic wells in the wake of a three-million gallon spill last week in southwest Colorado of mine wastewater into the ...
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Big cat cruelty in Utah and the first recorded California condor in New Mexico 8.6.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
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We’re letting another predator go down 2.6.2015 Writers on the Range
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Septic pumping firms face fines 26.5.2015 Durango Herald
FARMINGTON – The New Mexico Environment Department is ramping up enforcement of required certification for septic pumping companies in San Juan County.The Daily Times of Farmington reported that the department plans to fine noncompliant companies $100 per violation or face court action.Department documents show only...
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Santa Fe forest proposes fencing to protect mouse 14.7.2014 Durango Herald
ALBUQUERQUE – The U.S. Forest Service wants to put up fences and issue a closure order that would block livestock and campers from stretches of the Rio Cebolla in the Santa Fe National Forest to protect an endangered mouse found in moist, forested areas of New Mexico, Arizona and Colorado.The plan, outlined in a letter received by...
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U.S. lab admits violating nuke-waste permit 5.7.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Albuquerque, N.M. • Los Alamos National Laboratory says it made mistakes in packing waste that has been linked to a radiation leak at the government’s underground nuclear waste dump, but it remains unclear if the violations or its use of organic cat litter to absorb moisture played a role in the accident. In a letter released by state regulators Thursday, lab officials told the New Mexico Environment Department that their internal probe of the handling of the toxic waste from decades of nuclear...
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