Udall said he considers revisions of environmental laws a public- health issue. This law is about the health of ecosystems, ... Healthy ecosystems mean a healthy human population.
Well the appeals happening because we believe the certification process uh, hasn't worked out the way it should, that there hasn't been substantial evidence to support their certification.
They rushed to move it forward, uh, and then a lawsuit was filed and we spent many months litigating, rather than trying to come up with legislation and move forward on that front.
I don't think that's the correct position but that is their position and it could be, depending on what a judge decides, it could go either way.
Encouraging underground uranium mining on the Colorado Plateau um, the federal government was the only purchaser of uranium ore to try to manufacture uh, atomic bombs.
A rebuilding process should be well thought out, ... You don't go rushing a project and say we're going to wipe all laws off the books and run pell mell down a road where you don't know where it's going.
The, the, today the injunction is still in place. Uh, many of the issues that were still a part of those hearings in 1991 are still at issue.
I have supported and voted for a variety of trade agreements in the past because increased trade, when achieved through a true level playing field, helps grow the economy and create jobs,
This is not a time to be cutting services to the most needy among us. Are Republicans really going to cut Medicaid when we have hundreds of thousands of people displaced
Well, I probably, I guess first became aware of the whole, what I call the nuclear complex or weapons work those kinds of things, right out of law school.
One of the parts of this that I studied over in France when I went over on a governmental exchange, and I studied the whole nuclear waste issue.
As a part of preparing those lawsuits, learning about those lawsuits, I learned about the various nuclear issues in parts of the nuclear production process I guess you'd say.
They obviously made the wrong decision based on the weather, ... This just isn't the time to have any fire burning when you have such extreme winds and no humidity.
As a member of the U.S. House Law Enforcement Task Force, I join with local citizens across New Mexico toward the goal of reducing crime,
The issue is to what extent this was a negligent decision and if it was, I don't think we want to be forcing people into court to litigate those kinds of things. I think if it was, we should step up and try to remedy the losses.
It's a national concern, I mean how we dispose of nuclear waste in a safe way, how we deal with this incredible amount of nuclear waste we have created over the years.