“Watchdogs Sound the Alarm on the ‘Nuclear Stimulus’”

“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.”
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02/05/2009 • Back to top

Law Center Talks to KSFR on Current and Upcoming Legislative Issues

Executive Director Douglas Meiklejohn and Staff Attorney Eric Jantz are interviewed by the Santa Fe Radio Cafe covering legislative topics with which the Law Center will be involved. Listen to the Interview

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01/26/2009 • Back to top

NM Grant County Groundwater Supplies Protected Today

The Gila Resources Information Project (GRIP) and Law Center today hailed state regulators for placing valuable New Mexican groundwater supplies ahead of Freeport-McMoRan mining company’s profits at its Tyrone copper mine in Grant County.

The company argued that groundwater supplies under the Tyrone mine site are not required to be protected under the Water Quality Act. The Water Quality Control Commission unequivocally rejected that land ownership and control of the land surface are relevant to determining whether groundwater will be used in the future.

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01/13/2009 • Back to top

NM Advocates Seek Stronger Caps on Greenhouse Emissions

“KUNM’s Jim Williams reports from Santa Fe, one prominent environmental advocate who sat on the governor’s panel is now pushing a more ambitious proposal of his own.” Listen to interview with John Fogarty of New Energy Economy and staff attorney Bruce Frederick.

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01/13/2009 • Back to top

Bar Exam

Charlotte Jusinski of the Santa Fe Reporter gives the Justice Bar a shout out on the SFReeper.com blog.

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01/09/2009 • Back to top

ENDANGERED Culture: The Galisteo Basin as seen by 28 Photographers

Photo-Eye Gallery and The Galisteo Basin Photography Project present a benefit exhibition and print sale in support of the preservation of the Galisteo Basin. The mission of the Project, is to raise public awareness of what may be irretrievably lost if the Galisteo Basin is allowed to become an oil and gas production field. Find out more

Opening Friday, January 23rd, 2009 5-7pm. The exhibition continues through March 7th.

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01/08/2009 • Back to top

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