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Letter to editor from Norm Gaume

My colleagues Peter Coha and Jim Brainard and I have prepared computer simulations of the Gila River water that is legally available for diversion by a future New Mexico Unit of the Central Arizona Pr-- Continue reading

Senator Tom Udall wants to shut me up

Commentary by Marita Noon

Each week I write an energy-themed commentary. The topic on which I write is generally something that my readers—even those in the energy industry—don't know about. I frequently -- Continue reading

The EPA is more concerned with what sounds good than what actually works

Commentary by Marita Noon

In this hyper-partisan environment, it is good to know that a majority of Senators can still agree on an issue. When such a rare moment happens, the rest of us should pay att-- Continue reading

Nearly Half of North America’s Birds at Risk from Global Warming

Nearly Half of North America’s Birds at Risk from Global Warming

Photo: Burrowing Owl by Geoff Gallice, Flickr Creative Commons

(Silver City, NM, 9 September, 2014) - Nearly half of the bird species in the continental U.S. and Canada are threatened by global warmin-- Continue reading

Don't give up America's economic and competitive advantage

Commentary by Marita Noon

"This is the most consequential, urgent, sweeping collection of challenges we face as a nation and a world."

With 9-11 nearly upon us, ISIS is brazenly beheading American jou-- Continue reading


Dear Concerned Citizens,

You were warned up front that many Public Input statements made in the school board meetings contained "Rumor," i.e. unverified allegations; that is, homework missing, and if -- Continue reading

Mr. President, What about a Campaign-Style Push to Talk Up America?

By Marita Noon

One of the unique roles of the executive is to be a cheerleader for his/her individual state—or in the case of the President, for his country.

This is, perhaps, best exemplified by Texa-- Continue reading

U.S. Government Releases Predators against its Own People

Commentary by Marita Noon

Many times the sound of howling and yelping coyotes awake me from a sound and cozy slumber. I sit bolt upright in my bed as my sleep-filled brain tries to calculate where my-- Continue reading

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