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New Mexico's largest solar plant opens

The state's largest solar power plant has opened on 600 acres in southern New Mexico.

Minnesota cities use data to reduce energy use

Minnesota cities are using and sharing data on their energy use to help reduce their impact on theenvironment.

Explosions, fire at N.M. biofuel plant prompt evacuation order

1,000 people within half a mile of an explosive fire at a New Mexico biofuel production facility were told to evacuate Tuesday as thick, black ...

Udall joins Democrats urging Obama to fast-track LNG terminals

U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-New Mexico, normally enjoys strong support from environmentalists in his home state but conservation groups are not happy with a recent ...

Team to re-enter New Mexico nuclear waste site after radiation leak

An investigative team plans to re-enter an underground nuclear waste site in New Mexico next week for the first time since an accidental release of ...

New air sampling data from southeastern New Mexico's troubled nuclear waste dump indicates there has been another small radiation release.

New air sampling data from southeastern New Mexico's troubled nuclear waste dump indicates there has been another small radiation release.

Tests show New Mexico nuke dump workers exposed

Thirteen workers were exposed to radiation during a recent leak at the nation's underground nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico, according to the results ...

More radiation detected near New Mexico nuke site

More airborne radiation has been detected in southeastern New Mexico from a leak at the nation's first underground nuclear waste dump.

Fire prompts evacuation of NM nuclear repository

A truck fire Wednesday forced workers to evacuate the southeastern New Mexico site where the federal government seals away its low-grade nuclear waste, including plutonium-contaminated ...