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KRWG News This Week - Tracking Groundwater; El Paso Electric Rate Hike Request; Border Update

Jul 8, 2021

Another busy week of news, and we have you covered.

We begin with the region’s in-depth coverage of how New Mexico tracks groundwater.  While recent rains have eased dry conditions, we are still in a long-term drought.  A KRWG News investigation revealed some major challenges facing the state as it tries to ensure wells don’t go dry.

Plus…An in-depth look at the increase in migrants crossing the border in El Paso.

And…El Paso Electric is appealing its rate hike request to the New Mexico Supreme Court.  We’ll talk about that and more with New Mexico Public Regulation Commissioner Steve Fischmann.

All that, plus the week’s other top stories, commentary, and more.