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Governor Richardson Seeks to Safeguard New Mexico Headwaters

Governor Richardson Seeks to Safeguard New Mexico Headwaters

SANTA FE, New Mexico, April 22, 2008 (ENS) – Governor Bill Richardson marked Earth Day by moving to protect all surface waters within national forest wilderness and inventoried roadless areas in New Mexico – amounting to more than 5,300 miles of headwaters streams that flow from mountain forests. Designation of these waters as Outstanding National…

Navajo Challenge Uranium Mining Permit on Tribal Lands

Navajo Challenge Uranium Mining Permit on Tribal Lands

SANTA FE, New Mexico, April 19, 2008 (ENS) – For the first time in history, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, NRC, will be challenged in federal appeals court for its approval of a source materials license for an in situ leach uranium mine. The Navajo communities of Crownpoint and Church Rock, New Mexico will fight the…