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New Mexico


NRC Backs Storing Nuclear Waste in Texas

Federal regulators have approved a private company's plan to store nuclear waste in the oil fields of West Texas, the latest move in the continuing saga of where to store…


Beyond Nuclear Files Federal Lawsuit Challenging High-Level Radioactive Waste Dump Targeted at Texas/New Mexico Border

WASHINGTON, DC (February 10, 2021) — The non-profit organization Beyond Nuclear filed suit in federal court today to prevent the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) from licensing a massive "consolidated…


GE Renewable Energy Announces 235 MW Repower and Greenfield Expansion for Leeward’s Aragonne Wind Project

Schenectady, NY (January 11, 2021) – GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has been selected by Leeward Renewable Energy, LLC (Leeward) as its wind turbine technology partner to repower its…


N.C. Environmental Leader Biden's Choice to Lead EPA

The leader of North Carolina’s agency overseeing environmental issues in that state will be nominated to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), POWER learned on Dec. 17. Michael Regan,…


Solar Farms Would Replace New Mexico Coal-Fired Plants

A U.S. subsidiary of one of France’s largest providers of solar power has given New Mexico officials more detailed information about the company’s plans for developing a series of solar…