The Bernalillo County approval process for a huge housing development on Albuquerque’s west side stalled on Thursday. The county planning commission chair blamed the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority for not working with Santolina developers to get a water contract in place that would spell out water availability for the 38,000-unit housing development.
Sat. 7/23 9a: This Saturday on The Children’s Hour, it’s a special show about Beatrix Potter. The author and illustrator of classic children’s books like Tale of Peter Rabbit, is releasing a new book this fall. That’s pretty amazing considering her 150th birthday is next week! Join in the celebration and honoring Beatrix Potter this Saturday starting at 9am on KUNM.
Feeling Unified, New Mexico Delegates Head Home–Associated Press New Mexico's Republican delegates are heading home from Cleveland with a sense that their party is united behind Donald Trump.
KUNM Call In Show
KUNM Call In Show 7/28 8a: New Mexico is known for its incredible outdoor beauty. Are you taking advantage of opportunities to hike, bike, paddle or camp in state and national parks this summer? What does time in the outdoors mean to you? What keeps you from spending more time in nature?
KUNM’s reporting series Poisoned Earth: Albuquerque’s Toxic Secret revealed that state officials had not studied health effects of a dry cleaning chemical spill on people who lived near the plume.
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 But some of those rules are outdated.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.