A lawsuit filed by the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office could block a proposed project to build and operate a facility to store high-level radioactive waste near Carlsbad. During a Wednesday meeting of the New Mexico Legislature’s Radioactive and Hazardous Waste Interim Committee at New Mexico State University Carlsbad, Chief Counsel at the Attorney General’s Office Matt Baca echoed concerns voiced by New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and the state’s Democrat congresspeople. He said the facility could risk public health and the environment along with other industries like fossil fuel development and agriculture.
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