Quay County Commissioners Sue Dowell, Frank McCasland, and Mike Cherry have voted to rescind Resolution 27. Logan Schools Superintendent Dennis Roch has also withdrawn his support. Resolution 27 was a proposal by Atlanta based company ENERCON to drill a deep a three mile deep borehole to research geophysical conditions to potentially store nuclear waste in Nara Visa, NM. To learn more, check out the New Mexico Politico’s coverage to date:
Written by David Clements
David K. Clements, J.D., is a professor of business law at NMSU, and serves as a trial consultant for civil litigation firms. Prior to working as a professor, David was a violent crimes prosecutor supervising the Lincoln County district attorney’s office. He has tried well over 130 cases to a jury, ranging from 1st degree murder to defending municipalities. His previous experience includes working as a business attorney for southern New Mexico’s largest law firm. David’s political experience in grassroots organization led to him being elected as a national presidential delegate, Republican Party county chairman, and appointment as NM State Chairman for the Johnson-Weld Presidential ticket. David ran for the U.S. Senate in 2014 as the liberty option, rallying a unique coalition of pan-conservatives, constitutionalists, libertarians, and disenfranchised Kennedy democrats. His opinions are his own, and may not reflect those of the regents or administration of NMSU, his clients, or colleagues.