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CARE - The Northwest New Mexico Council of Governments

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Environmental concerns in the northwest New Mexico region include existing and continuing contamination of soil, air, and/or water due to coal and uranium mining and oil and gas development; the possibility of new sources of contamination due to a renewed interest in uranium mining; automobile emissions; toxic materials stored at Ft. Wingate Army Depot; leaking underground pertroleum storage tanks, open mine shafts, including those near population centers, storm water drainage through abandoned coal mine shafts; illegal dumping of solid waste and hazardoous waste; humans using stock tanks for drinking water due to inadequate or non-existent drinking water systems; environmental and health effects of industrial recruitment; oil pipeline leads and spills (4/26/05 Gallup Independent article); indoor air pollution from tobacco smoke and radon; and mercury emissions.

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