Crib Sheet: October 10th, 2017
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Crib Sheet: October 10th, 2017

“There’s hope. I think there’s a light at the end of the tunnel, but it’s maybe not as bright as we’d like it to be.” – State Representative Larry Larrañaga, on the state’s budget woes. The Albuquerque Journal took a look at the state’s volatile operating budget over the last nine years. The Crib Sheet…

What powers the U.S. electric grid of the future?
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What powers the U.S. electric grid of the future?

The Trump administration’s well publicized push to roll back President Obama’s Clean Power Plan, including Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s grid study intended to boost coal, are not going to revitalize the coal industry. The evolution of the U.S. electric grid from baseload coal plants to more renewable energy is not so much due to a…

Nuclear Waste Borehole Update: Deception and Distrust Abounds
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Nuclear Waste Borehole Update: Deception and Distrust Abounds

ONE MONTH AGO Quay County Commissioners rescinded Resolution 27, reversing their support for Enercon’s proposal to drill a deep borehole in Nara Visa, NM, to test nuclear storage capabilities. Enercon outreach coordinator Chip Cameron has recently tried to spin the set back, stating “[t]he previous rescission was not an indication that [the Commission does] not…