I am writing today to announce the closure of the New Mexico Independent. After three and a half years of operation in New Mexico, the board of the American Independent News Network, has decided to shift publication of its news…
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At the end of April, the Center for Biological Diversity announced it plans to sue the Forest Service for not protecting rare species on lands throughout Arizona and New Mexico. The group says the Forest Service has continued to approve projects that destroy endangered species and their habitat without doing required monitoring.
A bill U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman sponsored on Sunday that would set aside land in nine states as wilderness doesn’t include the Organ Mountains in Doña Ana County, but the senator’s office says he plans to introduce legislation to extend wilderness protection to land in the county in the coming months.
“I think he has a personal vendetta going with members of the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance and conservationists generally,” says Arturo Sandoval, the man who succeeded Scarantino as chairman of the Coalition for New Mexico Wilderness.