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“Clean water flowing from the Sangre de Cristo mountains has sustained acequia-irrigated farms and traditional communities for generations…”

“Our local elected representatives got it right in their piece (“Some places are simply too special to mine,” My View, June 25) when they wrote Pecos Canyon…”

“The Pecos is one of our state’s most popular fishing destinations, drawing anglers from across the state to fish and camp and enjoy time in a beautiful environment.”

“In the Pecos Valley, as much as anywhere, water really is life.

Daily, clean water flows downstream from the Sangre de Cristos, nourishing the land,…”

“Letter is the latest action taken by the delegation to protect the Upper Pecos Watershed and prevent new mining”

“In the summer, residents of Santa Fe and out-of-state visitors love to play in the Pecos Wilderness — it’s where families go to hike, fish, splash in the river, camp and otherwise commune…”

Richard Eeds Radio show: Tererro Mine feature

Ralph Vigil and Garrett VeneKlasen speak with Richard Eeds about Tererro Mine and the threat it poses to the Upper Pecos Watershed and local communities including Santa Fe. 

Public Lands Day Hike Highlights Reasons for Protecting Wilderness Area from Mining

“This Sunday, in celebration of National Public Lands Day, New Mexico Wild was joined by State and Federal Government Officials, the Upper Pecos Watershed Association,”

Local Communities Applaud Lujan Grisham Administration’s Support for Water Protections for Northern New Mexico Streams

A diverse coalition, including Tribal leaders and governments, community members, local governments, farmers, acequia members, water conservation groups,”

State gives ‘outstanding’ designation to northern NM waters, enhancing pollution rules

“The state will soon enact heightened protection against any unauthorized water pollution or other damages across hundreds of miles of rivers and streams in northern New Mexico.”

Coalition seeks Upper Pecos water protections

“For centuries, the Upper Pecos watershed has supported agriculture, Indigenous land uses and river recreation…”

Ralph Vigil’s farm in Pecos, New Mexico depends on the Pecos River as it has for 13 years, the same river that runs across almost the entire eastern side of the state, crossing its southern border with Texas in the…”

“A new story map released today amplifies stories of connection to the Pecos River and surrounding area and the potential damage mining in the area would cause.”

Governor Opposes Pecos Mine

“My administration has heard from many New Mexicans who are deeply concerned by the prospect of mining resuming in the Pecos Valley, which contains the Tererro remediation site,” 

Santa Fe County adopts new mining rules

“A public hearing on an ordinance to amend county’s Land Use Development Code wasn’t supposed to be about the prospect of a new mining operation north of Pecos.”



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