Larry J. King

Eastern Navajo Diné Against Uranium Mining (ENDAUM)

 

Larry J. King 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 – the largest accidental release of radiation in US history – surged through the land that he and his family call home. He joined ENDAUM in its early days, and has become a leader in the fight to prevent new uranium mining in Diné communities.

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Mountain View Residents Allege City of Albuquerque Has Violated Their Civil Rights

June 6, 2024
New Mexico Political Report
by Hannah Grover

Residents of the Mountain View neighborhood in the South Valley of Albuquerque have filed a complaint with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regarding environmental justice and air pollution in minority and low-income communities. The South Valley of Albuquerque is in an unincorporated area of Bernalillo County, but abuts the city and is heavily impacted by city decisions.  …

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Mountain View Coalition Files Federal Civil Rights Complaint Against City of ABQ

Monday, June 3, 2024

MOUNTAIN VIEW RESIDENTS FILE FEDERAL CIVIL RIGHTS COMPLAINT AGAINST CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE FOR INTERFERING WITH HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT & EQUITY IMPACTS (HEEI) HEARING 

Mountain View Coalition Alleges City Blatantly & Deliberately Discriminated Against a Community of Color

ALBUQUERQUE, NM—During tonight’s Albuquerque City Council meeting, several Mountain View residents charged City Council with racial discrimination, announcing that on Friday, May 31, 2024, the Mountain View Coalition—made up of Mountain View Neighborhood Association, Mountain View Community Action and Friends of Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge—represented by the New Mexico Environmental Law Center, filed a federal Civil Rights Complaint against the City of Albuquerque and Albuquerque City Council with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, alleging discrimination on the basis of race, color, and national origin, in violation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  …

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