Drought has New Mexicans scrambling f...

Drought has New Mexicans scrambling for solutions

There are 76 comments on the Carlsbad Current-Argus story from Apr 26, 2013, titled Drought has New Mexicans scrambling for solutions. In it, Carlsbad Current-Argus reports that:

In southern New Mexico, the mighty Rio Grande has gone dry - reduced to a sandy wash winding from this chile farming community to the nation's leading pecan-producing county.

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“US Navy”

Since: Jan 10

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#45 May 18, 2013
IM NEVER WRONG wrote:
<quoted text> I'm back. Its no wonder pagan rituals are cropping up to try and save water problems of the American Southwest. One sure fire solution to reducing waste is to enforce wasting water and disconnecting outside water faucets. I'm sure I can change the way things are done in your town right quick.
Where have you been, out romancing the sheep? Or maybe you were getting an anal cleansing (brain drain). I've read all about you goat roper Okies and your BAAAHHHHHDDDD habits w/ animals.

Oh, and thanks for using less water so I could use more<G>. I need to add another outdoor faucet and buy a splitter for all of them so I can run more hoses. Maybe I'll have my son put in a couple drip systems while I'm at it. Remember, the less you use the more your rates will increase!

Been snorting any chemtrails lately<G>???

And I'll be sure to take a leak next time I pass thru OK<G>!!
IM NEVER WRONG

Oklahoma City, OK

#46 May 18, 2013
CornDogz wrote:
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Where have you been, out romancing the sheep? Or maybe you were getting an anal cleansing (brain drain). I've read all about you goat roper Okies and your BAAAHHHHHDDDD habits w/ animals.
Oh, and thanks for using less water so I could use more<G>. I need to add another outdoor faucet and buy a splitter for all of them so I can run more hoses. Maybe I'll have my son put in a couple drip systems while I'm at it. Remember, the less you use the more your rates will increase!
Been snorting any chemtrails lately<G>???
And I'll be sure to take a leak next time I pass thru OK<G>!!
I've been devoting my resources with helping others come up with solutions in environmental awareness and cleansing our our finite planet. I read that you are still at it with little imagination and helpfulness. An important conference in Europe is coming up the 1st of June on air quality. Something that your progressive State could help lead here in the US. But... Sadly NM has other priorities.

“Each Thought Creates A Reality”

Since: Nov 08

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#47 May 19, 2013
No, we have too much dust in the air from the drought.

You, though, are saving our planet. You are doing good. And you point the finger at those who are not part of your noble cause. You are an important part of saving our planet. We, on the other hand, lack your imagination, intelligence and altruism. I am sure your great state of Oklahoma has listened to your siren call and will attend the Important Conference in Europe with you as a delegate. Keep us posted. Oh, no fear of that.

“26.2”

Since: Feb 08

Santa Fe, NM

#48 May 19, 2013
IM NEVER WRONG wrote:
<quoted text> I've been devoting my resources with helping others come up with solutions in environmental awareness and cleansing our our finite planet. I read that you are still at it with little imagination and helpfulness. An important conference in Europe is coming up the 1st of June on air quality. Something that your progressive State could help lead here in the US. But... Sadly NM has other priorities.
It is unbelievable that anyone who lives in Oklahoma, one of the most polluted states in the USA, could be critical of the environment in New Mexico.

Let's look at some of the pollution nightmares in Oklahoma.

Lead poisoning in Picher, OK, so bad that the government was buying people out to get them to move to a safer place. http://www.nbcnews.com/id/24555711/ns/us_news... Since OK does not have mountains, the kids were sledding on piles of toxic lead mine waste. Here in NM we have clean mountain wilderness with clean mountain snow to ski and sled on.

"Scenic" river in Tahlequah, OK, choked with phosphorus and arsenic http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/...

Oklahoma's "Dirty Dozen" http://www.ok-invasive-plant-council.org/spec...

Compare the air quality in NM with that in OK. http://airnow.gov/index.cfm... NM is 100% green on the map (good) while OK has some yellow areas that are not OK.

The title of this article "Toxic Oklahoma" says it all http://newsok.com/superfund

So, if you are so concerned about the environment, why do you live in a toxic waste armpit like Oklahoma? And know this, New Mexico's environment is far cleaner that that in OK, so stop throwing stones before you damage your glass house even further.
IM NEVER WRONG

Oklahoma City, OK

#49 May 19, 2013
Willothewisp wrote:
No, we have too much dust in the air from the drought.
You, though, are saving our planet. You are doing good. And you point the finger at those who are not part of your noble cause. You are an important part of saving our planet. We, on the other hand, lack your imagination, intelligence and altruism. I am sure your great state of Oklahoma has listened to your siren call and will attend the Important Conference in Europe with you as a delegate. Keep us posted. Oh, no fear of that.
Dust, unfortunately plays a major role in perpetuating the effects of prolonging a drought. That's one of many reasons it is so important to conserve ALL the time.
IM NEVER WRONG

Oklahoma City, OK

#50 May 19, 2013
For Lobo Viejo, You can thank Gov Richardson and his environmental policy for N.M. known as a Clean Energy State. what is your Gov's policy now? Hint.... Pollution knows no boundaries.

“26.2”

Since: Feb 08

Santa Fe, NM

#51 May 19, 2013
IM NEVER WRONG wrote:
For Lobo Viejo, You can thank Gov Richardson and his environmental policy for N.M. known as a Clean Energy State. what is your Gov's policy now? Hint.... Pollution knows no boundaries.
Oh really? What did Richardson do to make NM a Clean Energy State? They were burning dirty coal in the Four Corners power plants the entire 8 years Fat Bill was King.

“Each Thought Creates A Reality”

Since: Nov 08

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#52 May 20, 2013
IM NEVER WRONG wrote:
<quoted text>Dust, unfortunately plays a major role in perpetuating the effects of prolonging a drought. That's one of many reasons it is so important to conserve ALL the time.
Oh, I forgot that dust prolongs a drought. I leave the dust in my house alone. As long as it doesn't get wet it is fine.

“US Navy”

Since: Jan 10

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#53 May 20, 2013
IM NEVER WRONG wrote:
<quoted text> I've been devoting my resources with helping others come up with solutions in environmental awareness and cleansing our our finite planet. I read that you are still at it with little imagination and helpfulness. An important conference in Europe is coming up the 1st of June on air quality. Something that your progressive State could help lead here in the US. But... Sadly NM has other priorities.
Really? Maybe you should channel those efforts someplace other than Topix where your overall ignorance and zealous nature would be better appreciated<G>.

Europe huh, I hear them calling you, better go quick like a bunny.

“US Navy”

Since: Jan 10

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#54 May 20, 2013
Willothewisp wrote:
No, we have too much dust in the air from the drought.
You, though, are saving our planet. You are doing good. And you point the finger at those who are not part of your noble cause. You are an important part of saving our planet. We, on the other hand, lack your imagination, intelligence and altruism. I am sure your great state of Oklahoma has listened to your siren call and will attend the Important Conference in Europe with you as a delegate. Keep us posted. Oh, no fear of that.
Complete with a ONE way ticket!!

“US Navy”

Since: Jan 10

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#55 May 20, 2013
IM NEVER WRONG wrote:
<quoted text>Dust, unfortunately plays a major role in perpetuating the effects of prolonging a drought. That's one of many reasons it is so important to conserve ALL the time.
And we keep the dust down with what - water? Or we could promote plant growth to do so, which also requires water<gasp!>. Oh my... No? How about more concrete - oops, requires water to make too. Hmmm, well, we could use more rocks I suppose. Care to contribute the ton or so you have in your head to the cause?

“US Navy”

Since: Jan 10

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#56 May 20, 2013
IM NEVER WRONG wrote:
For Lobo Viejo, You can thank Gov Richardson and his environmental policy for N.M. known as a Clean Energy State. what is your Gov's policy now? Hint.... Pollution knows no boundaries.
Billy Triple Chins environmental policies were all based upon Pay to Plat (P2P), not the environment or what was good for NM residents.

“US Navy”

Since: Jan 10

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#58 May 20, 2013
Jack Welch wrote:
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what about corndogz double chins
( ass) I hear that's some p2p
You must be from OK originally, that's a trait of your ilk.

Since: Aug 08

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#59 May 20, 2013
IM NEVER WRONG wrote:
<quoted text>Dust, unfortunately plays a major role in perpetuating the effects of prolonging a drought. That's one of many reasons it is so important to conserve ALL the time.
Dust is a major effect of drought. Really? Like we didn't know that! I'd be curious to know how you feel it perpetuates the effects. Dust makes a drought worse? Didn't quite get the "prolonging" though. Perhaps you meant a prolonged. If not, I'd love to hear the explanation.

Since: Aug 08

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#60 May 20, 2013
Willothewisp wrote:
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Oh, I forgot that dust prolongs a drought. I leave the dust in my house alone. As long as it doesn't get wet it is fine.
Dang it! You always beat me to it lol!

“US Navy”

Since: Jan 10

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#61 May 20, 2013
Just left of right wrote:
<quoted text>
Dust is a major effect of drought. Really? Like we didn't know that! I'd be curious to know how you feel it perpetuates the effects. Dust makes a drought worse? Didn't quite get the "prolonging" though. Perhaps you meant a prolonged. If not, I'd love to hear the explanation.
Lol, whatever explanation the Okie makes should be a real hoot, I await his revelation!!

Interesting thing is his rants honestly make no point! No substance.
D S L

United States

#63 May 21, 2013
IM NEVER WRONG wrote:
<quoted text>Dust, unfortunately plays a major role in perpetuating the effects of prolonging a drought. That's one of many reasons it is so important to conserve ALL the time.
A. W., How do you manage to be such an expert at nothing while scolding others? You are confusing all of us. You are very entertaining. Ever thought about comedy? A real gasp at parties at parties I bet.

Since: Nov 10

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#65 Jun 8, 2013
um the scramble should have started when people decided to live in the f*cking desert!

“Fear is the Mind-Killer”

Since: Jun 08

Albuquerque, NM

#66 Jun 8, 2013
I blame the environmentalists with their BS regulations. Can't clean out the Sandias from deadwood, because that would be logging. Can't cut down non-native trees and thin out the forest. Can't clear out the forest between homes and forests, that would look ugly. Can't let the forests burn naturally, got to put them out.

Instead of letting nature takes its course, we've let idiots ruin nature.
IM NEVER WRONG

Oklahoma City, OK

#67 Jun 8, 2013
Yankee Yahoo wrote:
I blame the environmentalists with their BS regulations. Can't clean out the Sandias from deadwood, because that would be logging. Can't cut down non-native trees and thin out the forest. Can't clear out the forest between homes and forests, that would look ugly. Can't let the forests burn naturally, got to put them out.
Instead of letting nature takes its course, we've let idiots ruin nature.
What a simple minded, single cell response you have made.'Environmentalist' engage and have been proactive in bringing awareness in sustaining our environment. Systematic destruction of our fragile desert by the ignorant and stupid.

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