Mining in Santa Fe National Forest & Spent Uranium in Carlsbad: Who Has “Standing” to Oppose Them?

Two current cases pending in NM bring to question: Who has standing in determining the use of resources, land and water in our state and what criteria is “valid” in opposing efforts that compromise the integrity of a community, forest or state?  The question fits well within the context of the last two blogs about…

In Search of a New Normal that Is Actually Normal: Today is NOT Normal & It Hasn’t been Normal for 40 Years

For 40 years the corporatocracy has been subtly unraveling democratic processes until today, we are dangerously close to the end of even our current sad form of democracy. The media, the courts, and monopolies are tightening their grip. This is not remotely normal, but it is all connected and threatens to snuff out any and…

A Look Back At the Myth of Natural Gas, a Call For a General Strike and Details Behind WIPP & Now Holtec

All three of last week’s posts are worthy of review for different reasons, but the Sunrise Movement’s call for a national General Strike most warrants your attention and should be shared. We need to begin to understand that climate change is not something our leaders are poised to address. We must make them do it.…

What Is WIPP? Who are Holtec? What Do They Propose? & Why Should I Care?

NM”s history of involvement in the nuclear industry stretches to its birth, witht our finger prints are on Hiroshima, our Down Winders , unknowingly and unwillingly, bearing the consequences of testing for that day. Our legacy for absorbing the impact of poorly thought out nuclear power decisions spans decades: Church Rock, WIPP and now Holtec.…

Natural Gas: A Bridge to Extinction, the Myth of Natural Gas Debunked & Know PNM is Coming with a Plan

Speaker Egolf wrote a commentary on how SB 489 allows natural gas in Four Corners. Look for PNM, the Governor, and possibly some of enviro grasstop allies to begin cultivating the field, readying us with myths about the need for natural gas as a needed bridge to the future. This post obliterates that assertion. Plus,…