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Congress terminates new nuclear bomb plant in New Mexico | FCNL

Shortly after 1:00 a.m. on Saturday morning (September 22), Congress effectively terminated a new nuclear bomb plant at the Los Alamos National Lab in New Mexico. Buried in the 30-page long “Continuing Resolution” passed by the Senate Saturday morning was language that provides no additional funding the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Replacement (CMRR) facility. The bill extended funding for the ...

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Radiation Therapy: New Mexico has its own nuclear inspector problems | SFReporter

By Dave Maass One year ago, then-vice presidential nominee Joseph Biden predicted the Obama administration would face an international crisis “generated” specifically to test the new president’s mettle. That time has come. Iran disclosed this month the location of a new nuclear facility it had begun constructing in secret. On Oct. 25, International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors will get their ...

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US geoengineers to spray sun-reflecting chemicals from balloon | guardian.co.uk

Two Harvard engineers are to spray sun-reflecting chemical particles into the atmosphere to artificially cool the planet, using a balloon flying 80,000 feet over Fort Sumner, New Mexico. The field experiment in solar geoengineering aims to ultimately create a technology to replicate the observed effects of volcanoes that spew sulphates into the stratosphere, using sulphate aerosols to bounce sunlight back ...

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William deBuys: The Greatest Water Crisis in the History of Civilization: The Parching of the West | TomDispatch

Consider it a taste of the future: the fire, smoke, drought, dust, and heat that have made life unpleasant, if not dangerous, from Louisiana to Los Angeles. New records tell the tale: biggest wildfire ever recorded in Arizona (538,049 acres), biggest fire ever in New Mexico (156,600 acres), all-time worst fire year in Texas history (3,697,000 acres).

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