Category: Enviroment

Article: City: More revenue needed before curbside recycling can begin

Article: City: More revenue needed before curbside recycling can begin

From the Las Vegas Optic Las Vegas residents who wish to recycle materials like plastic bottles or newspapers must continue to haul these items to a recycling center for the foreseeable future. While larger cities like Santa Fe and Albuquerque offer collection of recyclable material as part of regular solid waste pickup, it seems for…

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Article: Mora fracking film screened in Santa Fe

Article: Mora fracking film screened in Santa Fe

From the Las Vegas Optic Mora County’s attempts to ban fracking are detailed in a new documentary titled “Drilling Mora County,” which was screened Wednesday evening at the Jean Cocteau Cinema in Santa Fe. The nearly hour-long film was written and directed by filmmaker David Luis Leal Cortez, a graduate of the College of Santa…

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Article: Landowner access denied

Article: Landowner access denied

From the Las Vegas Optic Just off State Highway 3 near Ribera, south of the San Miguel del Vado Church, sits a dirt road gated with barbed wire. The adjoining barbed wire fencing is adorned with two signs typically found in rural areas. One reminds people to keep the gate closed. Another advises that dumping…

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