Grant County Hiking/Walking Trails Guide

The Grant County Prescription Trails Program is designed to provide all health care professionals the tools to increase walking and wheelchair rolling along suggested routes, promoting healthy lifestyles for all families in our county. This guide will help you find some of the best parks, trails and walking areas in Silver City, Santa Clara, Bayard, […]

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FMI Mining Operations Plagued by Accidents and Safety Violations

Freeport-McMoRan Mining Operations Plagued by Recent Accidents and Safety Violations By Richard Mahler, GetAGRIP Newsletter Editor Two October accidents at the Chino Mine’s primary leach stockpile—the Lampbright, near Bayard—sent six workers to the hospital and prompted an investigation by New Mexico’s State Mine Inspector and federal Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). The incidents were […]


Mining Update: Major Reclamation Complete at Tyrone and Chino Mines

Freeport-McMoRan (FMI) has completed the large-scale reclamation work at the Chino and Tyrone mines that was initiated more than 10 years ago under an “accelerated reclamation” agreement between the company, regulatory agencies, and GRIP. Nearly 3000 acres have been reclaimed at Tyrone and almost 2000 acres at Chino. This reclamation work kept hundreds of workers […]


Interstate Stream Commission Moves Ahead with Gila River Diversion Project

At the conclusion of a 10-year planning process geared toward developing water from New Mexico’s last wild river, no one was surprised when on Nov. 24 the nine-member Interstate Stream Commission voted unanimously to notify the U.S. Secretary of the Interior that New Mexico will move forward with planning for a Gila River diversion project […]

Spring 2014 GetAGRIP

The Spring 2014 issue of GetAGRIP is now available. In this issue: Copper Rule Appeal is denied Gila Diversion challenged by former ISC director Norm Gaume Gila Conservation Coalition celebrates its 30th birthday Earth Matters Radio Show Wild and Scenic Film Festival Silver City Watershed Keepers Update 10th Annual Gila River Festival Full PDF  

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NM Court of Appeals Denies GRIP’s Motion to Stay Copper Rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2014 Contact: Allyson Siwik, Executive Director 575.538.8078 voice; 575.590.7619 cell GRIP@gilaresources.info; www.gilaresources.info   NM Court of Appeals Denies Motion to Stay Copper Rule Court Ruling Does Not Decide Merits of Copper Rule Case Silver City, N.M.— In a decision filed on May 7, the New Mexico Court of Appeals denied […]


GMCR Earth Matters: 2014 NM Legislative Preview

This just in from Earth Matters, a program of Gila Mimbres Community Radio. Listen to Earth Matters’ 2014 NM Legislative Preview today! The 2014 NM Legislative Session show includes interviews with Sierra Club lobbyist, Dan Lorimer and Todd Schulke of the Center for Biological Diversity. Allyson Siwik / Executive Director of both Gila Resources Information Project and […]

GMCR Earth Matters: Enironmental Issues – 2014 Preview

This just in from Earth Matters, a program of Gila Mimbres Community Radio. Listen to Earth Matters’ Enironmental Issues – 2014 Preview  today! This installment presents a preview of the major environmental issues and events for 2014 and features the three producers of Earth Matters – Allyson Siwik / Executive Director of both Gila Resources Information Project and Gila Conservation […]

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