House Bill 755, “Uranium Mining Liability,” sponsored by Benjamin Rodefer, gives the Mining and Minerals department the ability to go after viable companies that have AUMs in New Mexico for the cost of clean up. HB 755 has been referred to the Business and Industry Committee.
Please call your representative and ask him or her to vote YES on HB 755!
02/25/2009 • Back to top
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02/24/2009 • Back to top
But the memorial doesn’t require an evaluation of the whole impact of uranium mining; such as environmental justice issues, or the full economic costs of uranium mining.
02/20/2009 • Back to top
02/18/2009 • Back to top
Committee Chair, Representative Roger Madalena broke the tie and voted against HB84 causing it to fail.
We would like to thank Rep. Madalena on his courageous vote that supported the wishes of the communities impacted by the uranium industry.
02/10/2009 • Back to top
“Eric Jantz, staff attorney with the New Mexico Environmental Law Center, says a provision that could guarantee up to $50 billion in loans for construction of new nuclear power plants has worked its way into the Senate version of the federal economic recovery package. He worries that could lead to a resurgence of the uranium mining and milling industry that has had such a checkered history in New Mexico.”
Public News Service
02/05/2009 • Back to top