A Report on Environmental Racism in NM, a Report Showing Small Business Covid Relief Went to Big Corps, Stunning New GA Polls & a Report Asking When Are Trump’s Actions Sedition?
By Paul Gibson, Retake Our Democracy
Call To Action: Since When Is Asphalt Agriculture
Retake Board Member, Miguel Acosta shared the info below. It is the second time now we have reported on an asphalt plant trying to expand their operations into residential or agricultural communities. Only a week ago, we reported on approval of an asphalt plant in South Santa Fe and now another effort in the Mountain View neighborhood of ABQ. With a Democratic Governor, State Senate, State House, State Land Office, and Mayor of ABQ, how is it that we are having to raise our voices to oppose such an obvious instance of environmental racism?
By V.B. Price, Mercury Messenger
According to the New Mexico Environmental Law Center representing the neighborhood, the City of Albuquerque’s Environmental Health Department just before Thanksgiving made what seems to me to be an utterly insensitive, monstrous assault on the public health of Mountain View.
Targeted for Pollution: Southside Coalition Beefs Up With Technical Expert, Lawyers in Fight Against Asphalt Plant
By Katherine Lewin, Santa Fe Reporter
A coalition of Santa Fe residents have come together to oppose the permitting of yet another polluting industry on the Southside.
Mountain View Neighborhood Association & Mountain View Community Action Ask Air Quality Control Board to Void Permit for New Mexico Terminal Services Hot Mix Asphalt Batch Plant The Mountain View Neighborhood Association and Mountain View Community Action along...
‘This Has Got to Stop’: Indigenous Activists Decry Lingering Contamination Decades after the Last Uranium Mines Closed
By Kendra Chamberlain, New Mexico Political Report
Thursday night, a group of Indigenous community leaders gave presentations about the legacy of uranium mining in the state that still threatens the health and environment of their communities, decades after the last mines ceased operations.