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Uranium mines in Carson National Forest cleaned up after more than 60 years

Two abandoned uranium mines in the Carson National Forest that for decades posed threats to human and ecological health have been cleaned up. more

Watershed coalition to meet Oct. 2

The Taos Valley Watershed Coalition will gather for its final meeting of the year next Monday, Oct. 2. The meeting is scheduled to take place from 2-4 p.m. in the Los Angelitos Room at the Taos … more

Firefighting boot camp for women happening in October

The Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands will host a two-weekend wildland firefighting training in October for career-focused women looking to pursue future employment opportunities with … more

Grazing, roads unchanged in monument despite claims in federal review

Both of New Mexico's U.S. senators and both Democratic representatives called out the Trump administration's review of national monuments for multiple errors confirmed by local land managers. more

Pipeline update: construction near Pilar visitor center

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

LANL suspends workers who violated nuke protocols

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

Report: Los Alamos National Lab violated nuclear safety standards

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

A local from-the-bottom-up renewable energy strategy

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

Volunteers needed for Public Lands Day

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

According to leak, feds call for tribal co-management of national monument

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
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