Fri March 30, 2012
Progress Made Towards Creating the Rio Grande del Norte National Conservation Area
A proposal to create the Rio Grande del Norte National Conservation Area has taken a small step forward. A House subcommittee heard testimony on the measure, sponsored by Representative Ben Ray Lujan. It now goes to the full committee for markup. Questa mayor Esther Garcia spoke at the hearing. A corresponding bill, sponsored by Senator Jeff Bingaman, has already been sent to the Senate floor.