|Suspected Area Of Radiation Leak May Have Been Found|
A couple of months after radiation leaked from the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, officials say that crews have found contamination underground in the area where waste was being stored. An official with the Department of Energy told a community meeting in Carlsbad Thursday that more trips will need to be made in order to investigate the accident.The Department has finalized its federal and contra... More >>
|AG King:Is Fracking For New Mexico?|
Attorney General Gary King says that the controversial oil extraction method, known as fracking, needs to be studied more and informed discussions by all stakeholders must take place before the method is widely employed in New Mexico. states are making good progress in terms of dealing with fracking, and New Mexico can do it too,” says AG King. “There are new technologies and applic... More >>
|Devon Energy To Expand Operations |
A Spokesman for the Oklahoma City energy company says they plan to grow operations in the Bone Spring Play in the Delaware Basin. Tim Hartley says they will be increasing their rig count and they are going to be hiring more people. You can hear more by going to the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|Carlsbad School Board Approves Bond Bid|
The Carlsbad School Board has given the okay to accept a bid award from a Chicago firm to finance a massive million dollar project to build some new elementary schools in the Cave City. Carlsbad School Supt. Gary Perkowski(pictured) says construction could be complete in a couple of years. More details now in the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|ENM Senior Golf Association In Full Swing |
Carl Barnes says they have played in two tournaments this month. The season started Mar. 11 at the NMMI course in Roswell and another tournament was played on Tuesday at the Riverside Country Club in Carlsbad. Another tournament is set for May in Roswell. To hear more go to the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|Weather Plays A Role In Xcel's Plans |
Shane Motley is a Meteorolgist for Xcel Energy. He was at the Customer and Community Xchange Wednesday in Carlsbad. He was talking about how weather plays a role in the transmission of electrictiy.
|Xcel Customer And Community Xchange Comes To PV|
Seth Thomason the Director of Business Customer Relations speaks to business and civic leaders in Carlsbad on Wednesday. He talked about how industrial growth here in our region has been a driving factor in the expansion of the electric grid. Xcel reports that they are receiving nearly 100 requests for electric service each month in both Eddy and Lea counties.