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Latinos celebrate César Chávez holiday with song calling for Colorado River...

Latinos in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and New Mexico marked the 85th anniversary of César Chávez’s birthday with a new oral song, or corrido, that asks policymakers to protect the Colorado River.

Congress goes batty: Omnibus bill commits $4 million to combat white-nose...

Congress last week allotted $4 million to study and combat the outbreak of white-nose syndrome — a mysterious and menacing disease that is killing off North American bats by the millions.

Energy-guzzling incandescent light bulbs win congressional reprieve at eleventh hour

Congress didn't just agree to keep the government's lights on through the rest of the fiscal year. It is also ensuring it has the option of doing so with energy-sucking incandescent 100-watt bulbs.

Oil and gas utilities seek to overturn cap-and-trade in New Mexico

New Mexico’s oil and gas utilities have filed petitions with the state’s Environmental Impact Board, seeking to overturn rules establishing a cap-and-trade program for greenhouse gas emissions in the state.

New poll shows Obama on wane in New Mexico but still...

A new Public Policy Polling survey shows that more New Mexicans disapprove of President Obama than before, but still favor him for re-election over all Republican contenders. The poll showed that 50 percent approve of the president and 44 percent disapprove, down from a 55/40 split measured by PPP last February.

New Mexico establishes 3-percent carbon cap

New Mexico's Environmental Improvement Board on Monday passed a program designed to cut down on the carbon emissions from the state’s largest greenhouse gas...

Biomass power production takes step back in N.M., forward in Colorado

One of the potential silver linings in the dark cloud of the ongoing mountain pine bark beetle epidemic – which has ravaged more then...

Colorado, New Mexico oil and gas lobby groups tread rocky political...

New Colorado Oil and Gas Association (COGA) President Tisha Conoly Schuller need look no farther away than New Mexico for an example of what...

Census Bureau to woo wary Latinos with song

In light of generalized fear of census authorities on the part of Latinos and a proposed Latino boycott of the 2010 census, the U.S....

EPA: Colorado home to high number of coal-ash disposal ponds

Colorado ranks a surprising fourth on the list of states hosting wet coal-ash dumping ponds. An Environmental Protection Agency list obtained through a Freedom...
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