WATER GRAB UPDATE
study: Public Information and Regulatory Processes: What
the Public Knows and Regulators Decide - A study published
in Review of Policy Research looks at rulemaking in five
states, including the role of citizen input.
30 - 15 new documents related to the P3 issue are on the
P3 web page. click here
21, 2016 -
article on the annual meeting
Much Groundwater Does the West have?, Simplified (video)
notice from NM Environmental Law Center: The APR will be
re-applying for drilling permits any day now and please
keep an eye on legal notices in your papers. If you see
a notice, notify us with name of paper and date and CC:
the NMELC to make sure it reaches the right people.
may have a partner in Aquifer Science, LLC. If anybody has
information on the relationship with this company, please
let us know.
business registration here.
Nevada registration here
State turns down water bid for East Mountain development
- April 2011 - Aquifer Science, a partnership between Campbell
Ranch and Vidler Water
Company, is applying to the Office of the State Engineer
(OSE) for a permit to pump 1500 acre feet of water from
the Sandia Basin each year.
into this is Vidler New Mexico, LLC
Registration information click
12 - we "won" the court
case. The original 2008 application rejected by the state
engineer stands. Albuquerque Channel 7, KOAT, was there
with video and interviews.
here for article and video
issue from the NM Environmental Law Center: :
The New York-based company seeks to pump 54,000 acre-feet
of water annually through thirty-seven 20 wells. The
Law Center represents approx. 80 individuals and organizations
in this case; our clients are concerned about the impacts
of pumping on their water, on wildlife, springs, and on
the Rio Grande and Gila Rivers, which are hydrologically
connected to the San Augustin Plainsand which is the
last undammed river in the Southwest.
of the legal story here
Judge stands by ruling on water use