New Mexico, Colorado Lawmakers To Introduce Mining Reform Legislation In Response To Gold King Mine Blowout
U.S. SENATE News:
- Bill will ensure mining companies pay royalties to help prevent future disasters
Today, at 10 a.m., U.S. Senators Tom Udall, D-N.M., Martin Heinrich, D-N.M. and Michael Bennet, D-Colo. and U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján, D-N.M. will hold a press conference call to unveil legislation to reform the nation’s antiquated hardrock mining laws.
The senators are introducing the Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2015, which will ensure mining companies pay royalties for the privilege of extracting public resources from public lands so that taxpayers aren’t on the hook
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The following information is provided by the Los Alamos Police Department.
Neither arrests nor charges indicate a conviction, and neither means that a person is guilty of the charges filed against them.
Oct. 29 at 12:12 a.m. / Police arrested Ernesto Martinez, 18, of Alcalde at 2500 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding Municipal Court warrant.
Oct. 29 at 7:58 p.m. / Police arrested Matthew Springer, 45, of Albuquerque at 2500 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant.
Oct. 31 at 7:48 a.m. / A 75-year-old
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Calls are coming in from readers asking what is going on at Pojoaque High School because there are so many police cars in that area.
Preliminary reports indicate that a student apparently robbed a store in Pojoaque and returned to the high school, which is on lockdown while police locate the student.
On behalf of the Los Alamos County Council, Councilor James Chrobocinski Tuesday evening presents a proclamation to representatives of the DWI Planning Council from left, Elizabeth Allen, Monica Thompson, Sylvan Argo, Kirsten Bell and Linda Pena. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
New DWI Planning Council Coordinator Kirsten Bell recognizes members of the DWI Planning Council including Elizabeth Allen, right, and thanks the County Council for issuing the proclamation declaring the Week of Nov. 16-20, 2015 as ‘DWI Awareness Week’ in Los Alamos County. Community Services Director
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