During a crowded City Council meeting on Aug. 30, many citizens voiced support for opening the idle Zia Road New Mexico Rail Runner Express station.
But a handful of residents were there for a different purpose
As New Mexico continues to experience a year that could end up being its driest on record, a lawsuit over water rights in the state is heating up. And while New Mexico Attorney General Gary King says he’s fighting to keep New Mexico’s water, one critic says the case lacks legitimacy.
Every fall, Greg Sarlo bowhunts elk in White Peak, a lush, mountainous region in northeast New Mexico. But this year, for the first time, Sarlo and his friends are barred from the road they’ve always taken to get there.
The shutting off of the Buckman Direct Diversion on July 15 after ash from the Las Conchas fire passed through the Rio Grande puts its treatment system in question, but an Albuquerque water treatment company’s desalination process could provide an answer.
In its 11 years as a public park, Valles Caldera is nowhere near on track to meet its 2015 deadline of financial self-sustainability. In fiscal year 2010—one of the trust’s better years to date—the caldera recovered just over $700,000 of its $3.5 million in operating costs