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PNS Daily Newscast - June 19, 2019 


President Trump kicks off his reelection campaign. Also on today's rundown: A Maryland clergyman testifies in Congress on reparations for slavery; and how a reinstated travel ban will affect cultural crossovers between the U.S. and Cuba.

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Public News Service - NM: Toxics

GRANTS, N.M. - This week marks 30 years since the biggest radioactive accident you've probably never heard of - and it happened right here in New Mexico. The Church Rock Spill in the northwestern part of the state occurred on July 16, 1979, when an earthen tailings dam at the Church Rock Uranium Mil

Santa Fe - There's a hearing today on rule changes for the energy industry in New Mexico that some say are just the pits. That's the word from conservation groups and industry watchdogs concerned about changes, proposed by the Richardson administration, that would affect the pits that oil and gas co

Albuquerque, NM – Gold and uranium may no longer be "free for the taking" on public lands in New Mexico and elsewhere in the West. The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill reforming a 135-year old mining law, which includes a new funding source to clean up abandoned mine sites. Jere

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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