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As construction on a reroute of the only natural gas pipeline in Taos County moves south into the Río Grande Gorge, safety observers will begin monitoring work areas next week for potential rock slides. more
Pending "rigorous retraining," Los Alamos National Laboratory temporarily suspended workers who violated safety protocol for handling nuclear materials last month, the National Nuclear Security Administration said Tuesday. The agency said the incident posed no threat to workers or the public. more
Safety measures put in place to avoid serious nuclear accidents while handling radioactive materials were violated by workers at Los Alamos National Laboratory on two occasions in mid-August, … more
Do we need to depend on Washington, D.C., to make real progress in renewable energy, gradually phasing out fossil fuels for the good of our planet? Wouldn't it be great if we had a local all-inclusive initiative, closer to you and me, where our … more
The local branch of Bureau of Land Management will be hosting events Sept. 30 as part of a nationwide celebration of National Public Lands Day, the country's largest single-day volunteer … more
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has recommended President Donald Trump keep the boundaries of the Río Grande del Norte National Monument but change the management to allow more public access and include cooperation with tribal offices. more
A group of Rio Grande del Norte National Monument advocates are hosting a rally tonight (Sept. 19) at 5 p.m. in Taos to protest proposed changes to national monuments. The "Hands Off Our Rio … more
For more than a decade, a vast, mile-wide, below-ground plume of cancer-causing chemicals has encroached on the regional aquifer that rests below Los Alamos National Laboratory. more
The scope of what isn't known to science about native bees is far vaster than what is. Over the next several years, one scientist is slowly but surely collecting, pinning, labeling and identifying the little critters in the first major survey of native bees in Northern New Mexico. more
National Public Lands Day, celebrated Sept. 30 of each year, is the nation's largest single-day volunteer effort for public lands. Local branches of federal agencies have lots of activities planned.The Carson National Forest, in partnership with New … more
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