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Indigenous Communities Voice Opposition to Nuclear Storage Facility | The Line

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November 22, 2019 – Gene Grant and The Line opinion panelists look at the growing opposition to a proposed nuclear storage facility in southeastern New Mexico, including among Indigenous communities. The All Pueblo Council of Governors recently came out publicly against the project, which would be the world’s largest.

Line Panelists:
Michael Bird, public health consultant
Dede Feldman, former State Senator
Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR
H. Diane Snyder, former State Senator


For Further Reading:
Nuclear Colonialism: Indigenous Opposition Grows Against Proposal for Nation’s Largest Nuclear Storage Facility in NMNew Mexico Political Report

Opponents, Supporters of Proposed Holtec Nuclear Facility Testify in New Mexico CommitteeCarlsbad Current Argus




Sec. Lynn Trujillo Heads Agency Supporting New Mexico Tribes

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August 23, 2019 – This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Antonia Gonzales goes to Sandia Pueblo for an interview with Sec. Lynn Trujillo of the New Mexico Department of Indian Affairs. Trujillo talks about tribal priorities on the state level, including big changes to education and the state’s response to the missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls crisis.

Sec. Lynn Trujillo, New Mexico Department of Indian Affairs