Column: We Want to Hear From All Americans on Coal

08/25/2015 11:39 AM MDT
America is blessed with an abundance of natural resources. As our nation undergoes a rapid energy transformation that is leading to a lower carbon economy, coal will continue to be a major source of power well into the future, even as other sources of energy increase and our nation becomes more energy efficient. 
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Column: Coal's free ride is costing all of us; let's end it
08/22/2015 03:20 PM MDT - This week, New Mexicans from all walks of life gathered in Farmington to let their voices be heard about an issue that is costing U. Full Story

Column: International production means oil prices likely to remain low
08/09/2015 11:44 PM MDT - The price of West Texas Crude oil has declined below $50 per barrel as a reaction to the expectation that oil export sanctions against Iran will be lifted within the framework of the multi-nation “deal” to slow the country's progress toward developing nuclear weapons. Full Story

Column: The first nuclear fallout was in New Mexico
08/01/2015 02:03 PM MDT - Editor's note: This column is the second of a two-part series. For days after the first atomic test on July 16, 1945, a powdery ash floated from the sky, coating everything in the Tularosa Basin, including cattle and crops. Full Story

Column: Former Farmington mayor supports tax increase
08/01/2015 02:02 PM MDT - I am fully in support of the proposal to raise the gross receipts tax in Farmington. I don't believe Farmington has an option, like it or not. Full Story

Column: Martinez makes her spin the air we breathe
08/04/2015 11:55 PM MDT - Politicians often have sophisticated spin machines. Former Gov. Full Story

Column: New Mexico Families Rely on Affordable Energy
07/04/2015 04:14 PM MDT - New Mexico's poor- and middle-class families need to understand that wind and solar energy are neither affordable nor reliable. Full Story

Column: Five Counties Gain from Movers over Four Years
06/29/2015 08:45 AM MDT - New Mexico's population picture has improved. In the year from July 1, 2013, to July 1, 2014, six counties had more people move in than moved out. Full Story

Column: With capital outlay we borrow from Peter and forget to pay Paul
06/20/2015 01:37 PM MDT - Last week our legislators did a good thing. During a short, business-like special session, they passed a public works bill and a package of tax incentives and directed funding to the courts and the Health Department. Full Story

Column: Solar power math doesn't add up
06/20/2015 01:37 PM MDT - Several member of the state House of Representatives have recently been the subjects of an op-ed piece claiming that we are mathematically challenged for our opposition to renewable energy tax credits. Full Story

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