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N.M. salt beds could become nation's nuclear dump

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For 11 years, the federal government has been burying nuclear waste in New Mexican salt beds at a place called WIPP, or the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. It's waste from making atomic weapons. But now the government is looking for a place to put thousands of tons of spent fuel from reactors.

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on May 13, 2010 at 05:50 AM

Cowboys & Aliens to invade New Mexico

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Actors Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford will star in a film that combines westerns and sci-fi genres, and it's being shot in New Mexico.

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on May 13, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Mixed results for NM's farm lenders

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Losses widened for one of New Mexico's Farm Credit System lenders while profits increased for the other during the first quarter, government data show.

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on May 12, 2010 at 05:50 AM

Land Commissioner up for grabs according to Jones internal poll

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According to a poll commissioned by the campaign for Sandy Jones, the race for State Land Commissioner is up for grabs.

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on May 07, 2010 at 05:50 AM

Officials aim to trap foraging bear

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New Mexico Department of Game and Fish officers have set up a cage to try to trap a garbage-loving bear wandering near Hyde Park Estates.

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on May 06, 2010 at 05:20 AM

EPA Awards Over $380,000 to Map and Classify Wetlands in New Mexico (NM)

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(Dallas, Texas – May 5, 2010) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $386,847 to the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED)

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on May 05, 2010 at 08:50 AM

EPA Awards Over $100,000 to New Mexico for Water Quality Management Activities (NM)

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(Dallas, Texas – May 5, 2010) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $101,000 to the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED)

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on May 05, 2010 at 08:50 AM

So far, so good for state's apple growers

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Spring heralds sleepless nights for Northern New Mexico apple growers, who worry about their precious fruit like the panicked parents of newborns.

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on May 04, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Moderate fire season predicted for state

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A wildfire burning in Cimarron Canyon in northeast New Mexico is a reminder that the fire season is under way.

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on Apr 30, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Richardson is NM's "best conservation governor" ever, enviro group says

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When Bill Richardson was listed as one of the nation's "worst governors" by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) last week, it was well-publicized by the New Mexico press, including The Independent.

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on Apr 29, 2010 at 05:20 AM