natural resources

Lawmakers To Consider The Use Of Geothermal Energy Sources

54 Views   Supporters say New Mexico is losing out on a clean, zero emissions form of energy that sits in the ground in abundance. A state committee has spent over a year looking into the feasibility of using geothermal energy as an electric and heat source.

Water returns to the Rio Grande

83 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Rio Grande through the metro might catch your eye in the coming days with higher water levels that are expected to continue increasing. Stored water is now being released from Cochiti and Abiquiu reservoirs, and it’s a lot more than usual.

Experts seek solutions for earthquakes in the Permian Basin

167 Views   This story is part of Shaky Ground, a collaborative reporting project between the Carlsbad Current-Argus and KRWG Public Media. The Permian Basin has seen an increase in seismic activity tied to produced water injections by the oil and gas industry, but it is not the first place to

Big cities to get green energy from rural New Mexico

208 Views   US greenlights major transmission line for renewable energy in Western states ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The U.S. government is greenlighting a proposed multibillion-dollar transmission line that would send primarily wind-generated electricity from the rural plains of New Mexico to big cities in the West.

New Mexico groups issue joint disapproval of climate vetoes

250 Views   Many climate scientists and researchers point to meaningful legislative action as the most effective path forward to both mitigate and adapt to a changing climate. New Mexico’s past legislative session had climate groups feeling hopeful –– but a series of line-item vetoes from Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham left them disappointed.