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Appeals Court Denies Sandia, N.M., Landfill Challenge

The New Mexico Court of Appeals has rejected a claim by an environmental group that the New Mexico Environment Department unlawfully approved a long-term monitoring and maintenance plan for the Mixed Waste Landfill on Kirtland Air Force Base.

In a Feb. 23 ruling, the appellate Court said the environmental group, Citizen Action New Mexico, had not appealed the long-term monitoring plan in a timely manner, and that it failed to show that the plan altered a groundwater monitoring permit NMED had given to Sandia National Laboratories, which operates the landfill.

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