Category: uranium waste

Want a Superfund site with your coffee?

By Liliana Castillo, CVNM Communications Director On a recent windy and bright Wednesday morning in New Mexico, I left my house in Santa Fe at 6 am and drove out to Church Rock near Gallup to hear firsthand from community members who live a stone’s throw from the largest release of radioactive material in U.S. [read more…]

Community meeting on efforts to address uranium pollution

You’re invited to join us Friday, March 23rd as we share updates on community efforts to address uranium pollution in McKinley County by pushing for a local uranium task force to assess the impacts of historic mine waste and threats of new mining. Panelists include: Larry King with Eastern Navajo Dine Against Uranium Mining, Anna [read more…]

McKinley County Commission Meeting March 14

Join us on March 14th to tell the McKinley County Commission to do its job and protect our families and communities. Communities that have been living with pollution from uranium mines have asked the Commission to develop a local ordinance to put stronger protections in place to keep our family safe from mining pollution. Instead, [read more…]

McKinley Co Commission moves forward on ordinance!

Thank you for showing your support for McKinley County residents as they ask their leaders to adopt an ordinance to “pause” uranium mining to create space for community dialogue. Before Tuesday’s meeting, the Commissioners received a letter from Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn, who voiced opposition to the moratorium. When his office commented publicly at the [read more…]

Think Outside the Mine

Join us for part 2 of the Think Outside the Mine 4th Annual Uranium Documentary Film Festival When: 6- 8 pm, October 8th, 2015 Where: Future Foundations Family Center at 551 Washington Ave Grants, NM 87020 Film: Uranium Drive-In Uranium Drive-In is about a rural town struggling with the pros and cons of an extractive [read more…]

Think Outside the Mine 4th Annual Uranium Documentary Film Festival

THINK OUTSIDE THE MINE: Your Water or Your Life 4th Annual Uranium Documentary Film Festival Kawaika Center Theater 22 Bay Tree Rd., Paraje, NM 87007 July 15 and July 17 Wednesday, July 15 • 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Two Films: Blue Gold a documentary about the increasing precious commodity of water and the struggle [read more…]