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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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Groundwater War: Fort Wingate

NMiF: Our Land

November 13, 2020 –  NMiF producer Matt Grubs talks with Our Land correspondent Laura Paskus about PFAS pollution at Fort Wingate, which the military did not disclose to the state during clean-up negotiations. Paskus broke the story this week as part of the NMPBS investigative project, Groundwater War: New Mexico’s Toxic Threat. The effort is…

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