The planned Santolina suburb on Albuquerque’s West Mesa has hit a potential snag: There is no agreement in place between the developers and the Water Authority, a mandatory pre-requisite for the next phase of the project. Without that agreement in place, Bernalillo County planners are hesitant to send up the second stage of Santolina’s plan for approval before the County Commission.
Sat. 6/25, 9a: The Children's Hour is swinging into summertime with special guest host, Mark Gilboard. Hear the only New Mexico bagpipe ensemble perform live in the studio. Plus, we'll learn how every kid can win with the summer writing contest through our friends at NMPBS. Great music, live and local, join us every Saturday at 9am.
New Mexico AG Reviewing Fetal Tissue Transfers To UNM—Associated Press The New Mexico Attorney General's Office is reviewing whether a clinic's transfer of aborted fetuses to the University of New Mexico violated state law.
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KUNM Call In Show 6/30 8a: Applications to New Mexico’s medical marijuana program have been surging lately, and the state hasn’t been able to keep up. Now, with many patients waiting longer for marijuana prescriptions, the state auditor is warning the Department of Health to speed up its process or face a special audit.
Public Health New Mexico
The New Mexico Environment Department is rewriting the state’s rules on water pollution. The state’s water quality rules regulate everything from groundwater pollution from abandoned wells to sewer discharge into rivers. But some of those rules are outdated. The Environment Department kicked off a review process last week to study them, and see which ones need to be updated.