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PNS Daily Newscast - May 24, 2019 


President Trump's reported to be ready to sign disaster relief bill without money for border security. Also on the Friday rundown: House bills would give millions a path to citizenship; and remembering California’s second-deadliest disaster.

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Public News Service - NM: Public Lands/Wilderness

Albuquerque, NM - A package of public lands bills, including protections for some of New Mexico's wilderness gems, ran into a hurdle last week in Congress, but will likely get a second chance this week. Supporters of adding new wilderness designations say they are now a bargain for taxpayers, thanks

Las Vegas, NM - Expect "wild" floor action in Congress this week. That's the hope of wilderness advocates in New Mexico and elsewhere across the country as the U.S. House of Representatives takes up a package of bills that would designate new wilderness, including thousands of acres in New Mexico. I

Several environmental groups have filed suit against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to challenge a plan that clears the way for oil shale development in Colorado, Wyoming and Utah. While many promote oil shale as a non-foreign answer to the nation's oil needs, the lawsuit references BLM researc

Las Cruces - Local politicians, concerned citizens and conservation groups are criticizing a plan to build an energy corridor up to three-quarters of a mile wide between Las Cruces and the nearby Organ Mountains. Although the Department of Energy found no significant environmental impact as a result

Albuquerque - A former head of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) says new plans for managing public lands in Utah should pique the interest of New Mexicans. Jim Baca, BLM director during the first Clinton administration and a former mayor of Albuquerque, says plans for public lands in Utah should

Socorro, NM - Some say it is a small, but important, defeat for would-be water speculators in New Mexico. Broe, an out-of-state company, has withdrawn its request to appropriate public water resources in Catron County, after running into legal challenges and opposition from local residents. Bruce F

Alamogordo, NM - Conservation and citizens' groups say they're disappointed that the Otero Mesa in Southern New Mexico is still being considered for oil and gas drilling. Last week, the federal government approved a permit for drilling an exploratory natural gas well on the Mesa. Opponents of dril

Deming, NM - They're going into the wild, some for the first time, and anyone can join them. Tomorrow is National Public Lands Day, with events planned across the country and in New Mexico. One is a hike by a group of young people from Deming. They will explore Fillmore Canyon on public land near Dr

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