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The leaky Cabresto Dam in the Carson National Forest 7 miles northeast of Questa is set to get an upgrade beginning this week. A project to install a new liner is being directed by the Dam Safety Bureau of … more
A bit less than 2 miles from the Columbine Canyon Trailhead, a group of young people is 18 total days into a project to rebuild the bridge at the third river crossing (the fourth, if you count the … more
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced Wednesday he intends to approve a plan to accept the donation of a 3,600-acre ranch that would open the landlocked Sabinoso Wilderness in northeastern New … more
State inspectors and Los Alamos National Laboratory officials may have known about an unlabeled hazardous waste container two days before the material ignited at the lab’s plutonium facility … more
On July 18, the Environmental Protection Agency announced it would give a $649,000 grant to the city of Española to help the municipal government replace its antiquated, corroded water lines along Coronado Avenue, one of the main roads in Española that runs parallel to U.S. 285. more
Volunteers for the 11th annual River and Land Cleanup, hosted by local environmental nonprofit organization Amigos Bravos, collected more than 17 tons of trash from forest roads, arroyos and riversides of Taos County Saturday morning (July 29). more
The Taos County Commission is taking its challenge of a controversial transfer of groundwater rights from the Top of the World Farm in Costilla to the next level: district court. more
A small fire on a ridge above Pilar at the end of July was the latest in a string of wildfires in Taos County that have remained relatively small thanks to the onset of the annual monsoons. Wildland firefighters made the grueling climb July 21 from the Río Grande Gorge Visitor Center in Pilar up to the top of a ridge where a small fire churned out smoke that was visible throughout the community and lower stretch of the Río Grande del Norte National Monument. more
Anyone looking for a chance to help clean up the watersheds, communities and hiking trails of Taos County is in luck. Amigos Bravos, a conservation organization, invites families and individuals to the … more
  A newly constructed facility to clean potentially contaminated water at the shuttered molybdenum mine east of Questa began releasing water into the Red River July 5. Though water from … more
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