ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico residents have until Wednesday to submit comments on stricter standards for methane leaks from new and modified oil and gas operations. The tougher rules were approved under the Obama administration, but they’re among those the Trump administration has promised to roll back. Environmental Protection Agency […]
ALBUQUERQUE — The jet fuel that has been seeping into the ground for decades from a spill at Kirtland Air Force...
SANTA FE — The state of New Mexico is set to receive about $18 million dollars in settlement funds following resolution...
TAOS, N.M. — At a nature site near Taos, 25 young people from across the country are training with Earth Guardians...
NEW YORK – Today a federal appeals court refused to order the Environmental Protection Agency to ban a pesticide linked to brain damage in children. In late 2016 the EPA said in a report that exposure to chlorpyrifos, a pesticide chemically related to Sarin nerve gas, puts children, farm workers and the […]
TAOS — New Mexico’s Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks and Rio Grande del Norte National Monuments could shrink dramatically if their protected status is removed or their size is reduced, and the decisions could come by late August. A report from Democrats on the U.S. Joint Economic Committee warns that could mean […]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Los Alamos National Laboratory says firing workers and putting stricter controls in place are only the first steps it’s taking to protect the public as it prepares to accelerate production of a key plutonium component for the nation’s nuclear weapons arsenal. The Los Alamos lab has […]
ALBUQUERQUE – The Environmental Protection Agency got some push-back from folks in New Mexico and other states at a hearing in the nation’s capital on Monday. The agency wants to delay a new methane-emission rule for the oil and gas industry on federal land – although methane leaked at well […]
SANTA FE, N.M. – The poorest counties in the Southwestern states could suffer as climate change forces people and assets to move away from the nation’s hottest regions into more temperate areas – and scientists project economic inequality will increase as the planet warms. Rutgers University Professor Robert Kopp, co-author […]
SANTA FE, N.M. — A bill reviving plans to ship thousands of tons of highly radioactive waste thousands of miles by road, rail and barge may come up for a vote in the House this month. HR 3053 passed the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee last week, breathing new life into […]