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Governor Richardson Seeks to Safeguard New Mexico Headwaters

Article: 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

Article: 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…