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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

Groups push back on changes to national monuments

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

Spreading plume of chemicals threatens aquifer

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

Native bees: In the wilds of Taos, scientific discoveries abound

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

Public Lands Day to be celebrated

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

Farming community puts pressure on state herbicide program

More than 50 residents from Dixon, Embudo and surrounding areas gathered Thursday (Sept. 7) to tell representatives of the New Mexico Department of Transportation they don't want herbicides sprayed near … more

Out-of-state wildfires cause haze over Taos

The many and massive wildfires burning in the Western United States are the source of the haze that's been hanging over Taos for the past week. more
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