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Earth Day Clean-Up

Give back to the Caja this Earth Day! Join us on Saturday, April 20 for a guided hike and clean-up – see you there!

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Fall Clean-up

Grab your boots and head on out to the Caja del Rio. It’s time for our annual fall clean-up on the Caja!

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August Film Festival

Caja del Rio Film Festival | Aug. 18 in ABQ | Aug. 11 in Santa Fe Join the Caja del Rio Coalition for a FREE film screening and panel with local leaders to discuss opportunities and challenges for protecting the Caja. Albuquerque Aug. 18, 6-8PM Bow and Arrow Brewing Co. 608 McKnight Ave. NW Santa…

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Press release: Proposed power transmission line through the Caja del Rio sees overwhelming public opposition

March 13, 2024

Press Release: Proposed power transmission line through the Caja del Rio sees overwhelming public opposition FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 13, 2023 Proposed power transmission line through the Caja del Rio sees overwhelming public opposition Over 20,000 public comments were submitted in opposition to the National Nuclear Security Administration proposed power…

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A map of the Caja del Rio showing a proposed transmission line project by LANL

The Caja del Rio is under direct threat

January 5, 2024

BACKGROUND In November 2023, Los Alamos National Labs (LANL), with oversight from the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), announced the proposal of a 14-mile, 115kV power transmission line project that would cut across the Caja del Rio, jeopardizing its spiritual and ecological integrity. The Caja del Rio is a landscape…

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Caja del Rio Coalition: Extend Public Comment Period for LANL Transmission Line to Avoid Pueblo Feast Days, Leadership Elections & Holidays

December 19, 2023

Today, the coalition to protect the Caja del Rio submitted a formal letter to the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) requesting an extension to the public comment period for the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)’s Electrical Power Capacity Upgrade (EPCU) Project.

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