Nearly a million jars of peanut butter are being dumped at a New Mexico landfill to expedite the sale of a bankrupt peanut-processing plant that was at the heart of a 2012 salmonella outbreak and nationwide recall.
Monitoring station detected increase in radiation on March 11th.
People who live near the nation’s only underground nuclear waste dump are demanding the government give them more information about a radiation leak.
Biological samples show employees at the nation’s underground nuclear waste dump were exposed during a radiation leak.
Officials investigating a leak from the federal government’s only underground nuclear waste dump tried to reassure skeptical southeastern New Mexico residents Monday night that their health is safe.
The U.S. Department of Energy stressed Sunday that no surface contamination has been found after airborne radiation was detected underground at a southeastern New Mexico site where the government stores low-grade nuclear waste.
Officials say testing shows no danger to people or the environment.
A legislative panel asked the Navajo Nation and Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration on Friday to renegotiate a proposed compact to restrict the state’s largest tribe to their existing casinos rather than allowing an expansion of gambling.
New Mexico health officials are hosting a series of flu shot clinics around the state.
A Santa Fe judge has extended a temporary order that prevents a Roswell horse slaughterhouse from opening.