Larry’s Story

Larry J. King of Church Rock once worked in the mines that line the Rio Puerco between Red Water Pond Road Community and Church Rock. The United Nuclear spill of 1979 into the Rio Puerco – the largest accidental release of radiation in US history – surged through the...

Augustin Plains Ranch Water Grab Hearing

Public Hearing on December 13th The Office of the State Engineer (OSE) has scheduled a hearing on two motions for summary judgment in regards to the Augustin Plains Ranch application to appropriate 54,000 acre feet per year of groundwater in the San Augustin Basin for...

Santolina bulldozes forward

Last month, the Bernalillo County Commission approved Santolina’s Level B Master Plan – despite no support from constituents, no agreement from the Bernalillo County Water Authority and no evidence that the development will result in no-net expense to Bernalillo...

Santolina Strikes Again

We continue to fight approval of mega-development west of Albuquerque In June, we told you about a tremendous victory that we won in state Court in this case: the judge reversed Santolina’s zone change from “Agricultural” to “Planned Community”. We need you to help stop this juggernaut! Please join us at the Bernalillo County Commission’s […]

Commission to Consider Santolina Despite Unanswered Questions

The Bernalillo County Commission (BCC) has scheduled a hearing on Tuesday, August 15 for the proposed Santolina Level B.1 Master Plan. At that meeting, the Commission will also consider a recommendation by the County Planning Commission that the BCC strip proof-of-water conditions for the development. The Level B process marks the last […]