Conservation

Rio Grande running stronger, but experts aren’t celebrating yet

73 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) — If you’ve driven past the Rio Grande river lately, you’ve probably noticed the Rio Grande looks a lot better than it did a month ago when it ran dry for the first time in 40 years. However, experts said the river is still at risk of drying up again

In New Mexico, there’s not enough water for everyone

79 Views   At least not for our current way of life, experts say NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – “Is there enough water for everyone in New Mexico?” That’s what KRQE News 13 has been asking experts. And the consensus is: probably not, especially in the Rio Grande Valley.

Rio Grande runs dry in Albuquerque amid dry conditions

136 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The problems continue for the Rio Grande, sandy river beds and shallow streams are now throughout the metro. The Rio Grande river hasn’t ran dry through Albuquerque since the 80s and many people can hardly believe their eyes.

New Mexico governor asked to stand up to more nuclear waste

228 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A coalition of environmentalists and nuclear watchdogs has delivered more than 1,100 petition signatures to Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham. Dozens of people gathered at the state Capitol on Tuesday to ask that the Lujan Grisham administration take all steps necessary to stop any

PNM works to avoid summer rolling blackouts

108 Views   NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – PNM says it has submitted a plan to the PRC to prevent rolling blackouts this summer. PNM anticipates having to institute rolling blackouts on peak days in order to prevent the system from failing.

America Recycles Day: November 15, 2021

106 Views    According to the Environmental Protection Agency, “On America Recycles Day 2019 (November 15), EPA recognized the importance and impact of recycling, which has contributed to American prosperity and the protection of our environment. The recycling rate has increased from less than 7 percent in 1960 to the current