As New Mexico swaps coal for renewables, San Juan County struggles to chart a new future
In the Permian Basin, a new kind of boom
A massive oil boom in the Permian Basin has turned rural roads into deadly highways
COUNSELOR — About halfway through a late-April Sunday service at the Living Spring Baptist Church, the sermon took an unusual turn. Pastor Tom Guerito’s exhortations to trust in God and resist sin, delivered mostly in Diné, gave way to a more earthly concern: oil and gas. “People say, ‘I smell it,’” Guerito told the 20 […]
From the outset, local residents had questioned Cyrq’s assertion that it could pump geothermal water from thousands of feet down and reinject it at similar depths without tainting the shallow, freshwater aquifer. Like many places in New Mexico, the health of the local farm and ranch economy is rooted to the water. So are the lives of the scattered people who live in the Animas Basin.
The chemicals known collectively as PFAS are in everything from dental floss to outdoor gear. But consumers can make informed choices.
Research in the 1940s and ’50s led to the commercialization and widespread use of PFAS, substances that are now found in the bloodstream of almost all Americans.
Contamination of the water supply for Highland Dairy in Clovis likely means the end of operations – and raises health concerns for area residents.