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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

Two of New Mexico's largest cities are raising money to maintain the healthy flow of two rivers. The cities of Santa Fe and Albuquerque have "river funds" to purchase water rights for the sole purpose of preserving the natural flows of the Santa Fe River and the Rio Grande. And now, Santa Fe residen

Washington, D.C. - Many of the "long and winding roads" that snake through New Mexico's national forests may soon disappear back into the wilderness. Congress is looking at funding a program to close unauthorized, redundant and rarely used forest roads, and a new analysis shows closing the roads wi

Sportsmen and anglers from across the Rocky Mountain West are in Washington this week to adopt an energy policy that balances oil and gas development with greater protection of wildlife and water resources. Tim Turri, who runs a guided big game hunting service in Otero County, is with the group an

Hot on the heels of news that a new annexation could double the population of Las Cruces, sportsmen, conservationists, business and community leaders are putting aside their differences on behalf of Doña Ana county's wild places. Over a dozen groups met in Las Cruces Wednesday to sign an agree

The tussle over a timetable for the Iraq war and plenty of pork are the issues getting all the attention when it comes to the latest round of spending bills before Congress. But vital funds for schools, public safety and conservation are also at stake. This week, New Mexico's senators will offer an

Paying $85 million for increased pollution and a few jobs doesn't make sense. That's the message from critics of a bill moving it's way through the New Mexico Senate. They say it's a bad idea to give a New York company millions in tax breaks to build the Desert Rock power plant, which would export

Albuquerque, NM – About 75 percent of mines end up polluting water resources more than the predicted amount established during their permitting process, and industry watchdogs say mines in New Mexico are no exception. Alan Septoff is research director for Earthworks, the group that sponsore

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