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EMNRD Mining and Minerals Division partners with BLM to complete mine safeguarding project at Cookes Peak

The safeguarding work increases the safety of a valuable recreation area while highlighting governmental collaboration

SANTA FE, NM – The Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department’s (EMNRD) Mining and Minerals Division (MMD) and the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) have completed the final phase of work safeguarding abandoned mines on BLM managed lands in the area surrounding Cookes Peak in southern New Mexico. Cookes Peak, at an elevation of 8,408, can be seen from miles around and is a popular recreational destination.

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Inside NM Radio With Steve Pearce

In this week’s episode of Inside New Mexico, Steve presents an eye-opening dramatization about the origin and handling of COVID. He also discusses a trip

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