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'This Is Not Over,' S.C. Governor Says Of Historic Rain And Flooding

Record rainfall could taper off in much of South Carolina late Monday, after severe flooding left houses in Columbia and elsewhere with water up to their eaves. But officials say the crisis is not over, and residents should stay away from dangerous roadways.At least nine deaths were reported in the state, and some 40,000 people are without water. In addition, 70 miles of Interstate 95 are closed to traffic."If you're in your house, continue to stay in your house," Gov. Nikki Haley said Monday...
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  Today, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released revised “standards governing transport, escort, search and detention”—commonly known as TEDS. These standards create minimum requirements for U.S. Border Patrol and the Office of Field Operations, the two components of CBP, both of which may choose to supplement these standards with their own guidance.

Forbes Ranks NMSU as One of America’s Top Colleges in 2015

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  New Mexico State University has been recognized as one of America’s Top Colleges in 2015 by Forbes. 

On the list of 650 institutions, NMSU ranked 417th overall and 92nd in the South, which are improvements of 25 spots nationally and 12 spots regionally from a year ago.

  Despite the return of monsoon rainfall this summer, New Mexico continues to be immersed in a prolonged drought, and the state’s limited water resources will continue to be squeezed.

Water resource management throughout the West is facing dramatic challenges that go to the core of our cultural, economic, and societal foundations. 

NMPIRG: Deepwater Horizon Settlement Comes with $5.35 Billion Tax Deduction

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  Today the U.S. Department of Justice announced a proposed $20.8 billion out-of-court settlement with BP to resolve charges related to the Gulf Oil spill. The settlement would allow the corporation to write off $15.3 billion of the total payment as an ordinary cost of doing business tax deduction.

  The New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department, State Parks Division, has released a draft of “Viva New Mexico: A Statewide Plan for Outdoor Recreation” and is having a public meeting Thursday, October 15th, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Porter Hall, located in the Wendell Chino Building at 1220 S. St. Francis Dr. in Santa Fe. 

  October 2, 2015 – Las Cruces, NM - On this edition of PUENTES, bridges to the community, Emily Guerra meets with “Oye! Celebrating Visions for the Future,” committee members and founders, Brandi Lozada-Johnston and Margaret Bernstein, bringing awareness of our environment.

La Cella Bella Performs Free Concert In Las Cruces

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  La Cella Bella performers Allison Reynolds and Alicia Dolan will perform in concert at the Doña Ana Community College (DACC) East Mesa Auditorium on Friday, October 9 at 6:30 p.m.

La Cella Bella perform on cellos which are part of the violin family and are the second largest bowed string instrument in modern symphony orchestra.

  Agriculture Under Secretary Lisa Mensah today announced 28 grants for over $4 million to support business and economic development in Tribal communities in 14 states (see attached listing).  Funding comes from the Rural Business Development Grant (RBDG) program, which promotes the development of small and emerging businesses in rural areas.

The New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) announced today that it will be issuing licenses to 12 applicants who applied to become licensed non-profit producers (LNPPs) in the state’s Medical Cannabis Program. Licensure is contingent upon the applicants’ acceptance and demonstration of regulatory compliance. This will bring the total number of LNPPs to 35.


New Mexico Elected Officials Declare Support For Power Plant

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Several New Mexico officials recently declared support for a plan to build a nearly $1 billion natural gas and solar power plant in San Juan County.

The Daily Times of Farmington reports that Gov. Susan Martinez, the state's five congressmen and County Executive Officer Kim Carpenter wrote letters to Western Area Power Administration in support of the plant. It's known as the Clean Path Energy Center and could start operating in late 2019.

Power plant developer Western Energy Partners is awaiting approval to connect transmission lines to the plant.


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