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Radon Daughter Art Exhibit Reflects New Mexico’s Uranium Legacy

A pile of green glowing rocks.

2.18.2022 –De Haven Solimon Chaffins grew up living with her grandparents on the Laguna Pueblo. The landscape there shaped her view of the world… the natural landscape… and the Jackpile-Paguate Uranium Mine. That huge open pit mine is a federal Superfund site and is still polluting water and causing cancers. This week, Chaffins sits down…

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PFAS Developments Could Have Big Impacts in New Mexico

A blue water bottle pouring water into a glass

November 26, 2021 –Environment Correspondent Laura Paskus talks to New Mexico Environment Department Secretary James Kenney about some interesting new developments regarding PFAS chemicals. These are a family of toxic substances that have been tied to the use of firefighting foams at a handful of military installations, including Cannon and Holloman Air Force Bases. The…

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