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Halliburton in Farmington lays off undisclosed number of employees

FARMINGTON — An undisclosed number of employees at the Farmington Halliburton Co. facility on East Main Avenue were laid off by the company this week. Company spokesman William Fitzgerald confirmed the terminations in an emailed statement on Thursday. “Halliburton has made adjustments to its workforce in Farmington based on current business conditions,” Fitzgerald said in the email. “Halliburton will continue ...

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San Juan County Commission declines further involvement in Public Service Company of New Mexico plan

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AZTEC — San Juan County commissioners declined on Tuesday to become more involved in a plan that could keep the San Juan Generating Station operating. “We will continue to monitor it,” but the greater involvement is not necessary now, County Attorney Doug Echols said in the meeting. On Thursday, key opponents settled their disagreements with the Public Service Company of ...

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NMED test show little change in rivers’ pH levels after Gold King Mine spill

FARMINGTON — A plume of toxic mine waste that passed through San Juan County this weekend caused little to no change in the Animas and San Juan rivers’ pH levels, according to results the New Mexico Environment Department’s Water Quality Bureau released today. Before the plume arrived in Farmington, the bureau collected baseline data from three locations — two on ...

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Big R to open second store in San Juan County

BLOOMFIELD — Big R, a box store centered around the farming and ranching lifestyle, will open a new store in Bloomfield next month. The store, which will be the second Big R location in San Juan County and the fourth in New Mexico, will open after remodeling is completed at the former Alco Discount Store location on West Broadway Avenue. ...

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San Juan County weighs intervening with PRC on power plant plan

FARMINGTON — The San Juan County Commission will hold a special meeting Wednesday to discuss the possibility of getting more deeply involved in supporting a Public Service Company of New Mexico plan to keep the San Juan Generating Station operating. San Juan County has not yet presented any testimony or documents that the Public Regulation Commission can consider when voting ...

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