HB 755, Helps Clean Up Abandoned Uranium Mines (AUMs)

House Bill 755, “Uranium Mining Liability,” sponsored by Representative Benjamin Rodefer, would give the state the authority to go after the original uranium companies that actually created the mess. If it passes, it could start a funding stream going directly to cleanup.

This is a great bill, but we need your help.

HB 755 is scheduled to be heard this Thursday at 1:30 pm in the Business and Industry Committee meeting, and this committee has typically ignored community needs.

Please Call the Committee Members and tell them to
YES” on HB 755 and Please come to the Roundhouse on Thursday to show your support!

03/11/2009 • Back to top

News Article “Raising the Bar”

Rob DeWalt of the Santa Fe New Mexican gives Justice Bars the cover story in today’s Taste Section!

"If we were going to do this, the final product had to reflect the sense of community and environmental stewardship that the law center has promoted and protected for more than two decades." Sebia Hawkins, Director of Development. Read the Full Article

03/11/2009 • Back to top

Hearing Granted on Texas Uranium Permit

“Local officials and citizens from Goliad County got some encouragement Wednesday in their fight against uranium mining over a south Texas aquifer.” Read Full Article

“This is great news because the affected community is getting a hearing instead of having the project forced on them. That’s a big deal in any community.” Eric Jantz, Staff Attorney

03/02/2009 • Back to top

House Bill 219, which strengthens rights of surface owners, Tabled

HB 219, sponsored by Representative Brian Egolf, was tabled in the House Judiciary Committee today.

“The tabling of HB 219 is unfortunate because it would have guaranteed surface owners access to information about who owns the minerals beneath the surface owner’s land.” Douglas Meiklejohn, Executive Director

03/02/2009 • Back to top

HB 755, Helps Clean Up Abandoned Uranium Mines (AUMs)

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

Justice Bars now available at Señor Murphy’s Santa Fe locations!

Now you can get your fix of Fair Trade Certified™ organic chocolate with local New Mexico ingredients at Señor Murphy stores in Santa Fe, NM.

Or call us and we can ship them to you. Click here for more details

02/24/2009 • Back to top

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