Environment
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Updated May 22 at 6 p.m. Heavy smoke continues to build around Taos County as Carson National Forest crews control – and strategically expand – a wildfire that was discovered Thursday (May 18) after lightning struck a section of ponderosa pine forest 4 miles southwest of Tres Piedras. … more
Following heavy rains and late-season snowmelt, the Río Grande surged at a ferocious 3,300 cubic feet per second last week. On Thursday (May 11), the unusually rough waters claimed the life of … more
If fire was a big deal when Firewise was created over 30 years ago, today that concern is magnified by multitudes. And regardless of the debate about building homes in fire-prone forests, the vast majority of development in states like New Mexico in the coming decades is expected to happen in the wildland-urban interface. more
Work to cleanup and decommission the Questa mine are led by Chevron, not the Environmental Protection Agency. Though many are left with questions after recent presidential announcements regarding the agency, those doing the work are pushing ahead. more
Within days of assuming the presidency, Donald Trump has taken executive actions to advance the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) and revive another pipeline project that was rejected under the Obama … more
The first time I got really up close and personal with an elk was in the middle of the night on State Road 522 between Costilla and El Rito. The second time I got up close and personal with an elk was 5 miles south on the very same road. more
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