August 18, 2014

"Traffic Deaths Up 20 Percent In New Mexico" KRWG

A government report shows that traffic deaths in New Mexico have increased about 20 percent this year.  According to preliminary figures from the Department of Transportation, 204 people have died in traffic accidents from January through July.  That's up from 170 fatalities during the first seven months of last year, but down from 224 in 2012.



"New Mexico prevails against horse slaughter" – The Taos News

“It’s official.  The controversial horse slaughterhouse in New Mexico will not be opening.”  The attorney for Valley Meat Company, which has sought for years to open a horse slaughterhouse in Roswell, submitted a letter to the New Mexico Environment Department on July 31 withdrawing their application for a wastewater discharge permit, which the company needed to begin operations. – 8/18/2014