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The Weak Get Weaker as Muni Bonds Are Sold Off

By TOM LAURICELLA And JEANNETTE NEUMANN Amid the recent selloff in the municipal-bond market, investors are increasingly differentiating between state and local governments with strong finances and those facing big fiscal woes. That trend could have significant implications for holders … Continue reading

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Water Heist in the Plains of San Augustin By Jack Loeffler

The Plains of San Augustin—a vast graben that spans the Continental Divide, a grassland surrounded by pine-forested mountains, once a great lake whose waters disappeared at the end of the Pleistocene, the last ice age that ended around 12,000 years … Continue reading

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Lake Meade Reaching Emergency Management Levels (via newmexicowaterandpolitics)

We are in a multi-year drought and it is time to take special interests out of the decision making process. Water is our life blood.

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Lake Meade Reaching Emergency Management Levels

This is a major water alert!!                                                                                                       Lake Meade is within a few feet of Emergency Management Status!  The level of the lake is down almost 140 feet. To avoid Federal Emergency Management control the head of the Las Vegas Water … Continue reading

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Congressman-Elect Steve Pearce Believes in Local Control of Our Water! We have a Congressman that Listen’s and Cares!!

Steve Pearce, who is the newly-elected representative to the United States House of Representatives from the District that includes Socorro and Catron Counties, told those in Datil who attended his listening session on December 2nd that we need to participate, to be … Continue reading

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Presentation to Interim Legislative Committee on Water and Natural Resources by Eileen Dodds and Anita Hand-Gutierrez October 19, 2010

Presentation to Interim Legislative Committee on Water and Natural Resources by Eileen Dodds and Anita Hand-Gutierrez October 19, 2010 We’re here to express our concern for the proposed water mining of the San Augustin Plains by a foreign entity for … Continue reading

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San Augustin Water Coalition, New Mexico

San Augustin Water Coalition The San Augustin Water Coalition was formed when a foreign entity posed a threat to the Augustin Plains water basin. The Italian owner of the Augustin Plains Ranch LLC applied to the Office of the State … Continue reading

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