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Madrid, NM – Coal mining ghost town to eclectic art colony

Among the many attractions within an hour’s drive of Albuquerque and Santa Fe is the former coal mining town of Madrid, New Mexico. Located in a rugged valley bounded by the Ortiz Mountains, the town had acquired the nickname of … Continue reading

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A few “coaled” hard facts

Just a few health-related facts about coal that should make even supporter’s of it cringe. According to a report by the Michigan Environmental Council (MEC), Michigan’s nine oldest coal plants are estimated to cost residents $1.5 billion a year in … Continue reading

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