Tag: New Mexico
Oil and gas industry tries to hold public schools hostage
Fossil fuel interest groups are telling New Mexicans: Let us keep drilling or the state’s education system will collapse.
New Mexico stuck with $8 billion in cleanup for oil wells,...
The oil industry boasts that it fills state coffers with revenues from drilling, but a new study finds a serious gap in funding available to tackle the environmental legacy of abandoned wells.
New Mexico militia member opens fire on protesters demanding removal of...
“This is not the first report of heavily armed civilian militias appearing at protests around New Mexico in recent weeks.”
California to pull National Guard from border
“This whole border issue is a manufactured crisis. We are not interested in participating in this political theater."
Chaco Canyon, Chaco earth
“Chacoan violence, concentrated and brutal, appears to represent government terror: the enforcement of Chaco’s rule by institutionalized force.”
This progressive New Mexican could become the first Native-American woman in...
Deb Haaland is running on a platform of Medicare-for-all, marijuana decriminalization, and renewable energy.
Immigrant communities win in N.M. as court protects rights in jail
The settlement is not final, but immigrant families and social justice advocates are pleased with it.
3 creative solutions to protect water, wildlife, and a warming city
In the heat zone of Louisville, Kentucky, 170 residents have been trained as “citizen foresters.”
New Mexico House Votes to Reinstate the Death Penalty
This Republican-sponsored House Bill would authoriz the death penalty in cases involving the murder of a child or law enforcement officer.
Massive Methane ‘Hot Spot’ Linked to Fracking
This The 2,500-square mile hot spot, located in the Four Corners region of the southwest United States, is more than triple a standard ground-based estimate and is a huge contributor to global warming.
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