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Environment Department urges more control of off-road vehicles

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The Santa Fe National Forest is less then a month from issuing a draft plan for managing motorized vehicles, but the New Mexico Environment Department says the agency isn't doing enough to prevent off-roaders from damaging streams.

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on Jul 06, 2010 at 06:20 AM

Beautiful Desert Prefab Home For Animals and Animal Lovers

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Not only is this striking metal-sided house a beautiful example of prefab architecture — it was also designed not just for the people who reside there, but also for their animals! The owners of the home wanted a safe haven for their many animals that would protect them from local predators, so the home was [...]

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on Jul 02, 2010 at 09:21 AM

Gov. Bill Richardson declares disaster in San Miguel County

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Gov. Bill Richardson has declared San Miguel County a disaster area due to flash flooding that occurred recently near the village of Bernal.

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on Jul 02, 2010 at 04:20 AM

Hundreds urged to evacuate ahead of AZ wildfire

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A fast-spreading wildfire swept across 7-square miles of land on the outskirts of this forested mountain city, threatening homes and prompting calls for hundreds of evacuations.Firefighters worked through the night against a blaze that erupted Sunday morning and sent a huge plume of smoke over parts of the region.

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on Jun 21, 2010 at 06:20 AM

Proposed Intel water rights deal has critics

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The Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District is asking the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission to delay action on a proposed water rights agreement with computer chip manufacturer Intel Corp.

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on Jun 16, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Court: Planned NM uranium mine not on Navajo land (AP)

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AP - A New Mexico-based uranium producer plans to move forward with a mining operation in the western part of the state after that a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that its land is not part of Indian Country.

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on Jun 15, 2010 at 07:50 PM

Chevron to pay fine for NM air quality violations

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Chevron USA Inc. will pay a $182,000 fine over alleged air quality violations at the company's Buckeye carbon dioxide extraction plant near Lovington in southern New Mexico.

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on Jun 14, 2010 at 05:50 AM

NM schools get $4.5M for solar projects

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Gov. Bill Richardson's administration has made $4.5 million available to 15 New Mexico school districts for installation of solar photovoltaic systems.

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on Jun 10, 2010 at 05:50 AM

Valles Caldera bill good idea, tough sell

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We're delighted to see the creative approach of New Mexico's senators toward making the Valles Caldera a more public-accessible piece of public land.

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on Jun 10, 2010 at 05:50 AM

BP cash seeps into New Mexico politics

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Small globs of BP oil money have washed ashore the metaphorical New Mexico political beach in recent years.

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on Jun 08, 2010 at 05:20 AM