Los Alamos National Laboratory is trumpeting a new radioactive waste cleanup agreement that would allow it to leave half of its radioactive waste in place indefinitely—and defy federal environmental protection guidelines.
On Jan. 5, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez proudly announced—per her press release—that the state’s “fiscal house is back in order.” She also introduced her budget proposal for fiscal year 2013, trumpeting one of its provisions: a $55 million tax cut.
As Congress continues a tense debate over how to regulate the internet, the outcome will have lasting effects on New Mexico’s burgeoning film industry, as well as on the freedoms of the state’s citizens and media outlets.
Each spring, homeowners in Calaveras County, Calif., can be seen outside their mountain cabins engaging in a familiar ritual: raking up masses of pine needles and stuffing them into yard-clipping disposal bins.
Five years ago, the Teen Parent Center at Santa Fe High School got a call from a local obstetrician. He was referring a patient—a girl who had dropped out of seventh grade after becoming pregnant—for the center’s services.