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New Mexico Can Act to Prevent Ill-Advised Profit Scheme

New Mexico Can Act to Prevent Ill-Advised Profit Scheme
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is scheduled in early 2023 to grant Holtec International a license to ‘temporarily’ store high-level nuclear waste near Carlsbad. Federal law requires a permanent disposal site to be identified before any interim site is established, but ... Read More

Residents fight Alto concrete plant

Roper Concrete batch plant in Carrizozo
Roper Construction has appealed the NM Environment Department denial of a permit to build a concrete plant. Local residents oppose the plant. The hearings are October 18-20 ... Read More

Opposed by Texas, border nuke site still gets NRC permit

Opposed by Texas, border nuke site still gets NRC permit
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved the WCS/ISP high-level “temporary” storage for used fuel rods from commercial nuclear reactors. These fuel cores remain extremely radioactive for a million years, despite objections from both Texas and New Mexico governors. This site ... Read More

NM dairy agrees to pollution-cleanup plan

NM dairy agrees to pollution-cleanup plan
After two years of negotiations, Del Oro Dairy in Anthony, NM, has agreed to several modifications to its original plan to capture polluted shallow groundwater from beneath its facility.  This revised plan is the culmination of efforts between  the New ... Read More