Mining company regulations to continue

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – New Mexico’s Court of Appeals says there’s not enough evidence to put a hold on regulations for mining companies that pollute groundwater.

Attorney General Gary King and environmentalists are appealing the state regulations for mining companies.

The state says the rules are the toughest of any state. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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