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  • Press Conference to Mark Milestone In Fuel Spill Cleanup At Kirtland Air Force Base, August 13, 2015 »

    U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich joins the U.S. Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and state, local, and military officials at Kirtland Air Force Base (KAFB) to mark the first time that contaminated groundwater associated with the Kirtland Bulk Fuels Facility leak has been extracted and treated, and to acknowledge the work of the teams involved in achieving this milestone. Last year, Senators Heinrich and Tom Udall and U.S. Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham secured key commitments from the Air Force to clean up the fuel spill at KAFB. Later, the Air Force outlined a specific plan to remove contaminants by installing several "pump and treat" extraction wells. The goal of the cleanup is to ensure public drinking water wells in the vicinity of the base remain safe for consumption, and that the plume is reduced in size and contaminants are brought within public health standards.

    • 2015 Santa Fe Energy Summit, August 12, 2015 »

      U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich and the City of Santa Fe hosted the 2015 Santa Fe Energy Summit at the Santa Fe Community College (SFCC). The event brought together experts, business and tribal leaders, public officials, and decision makers to advance northern New Mexico’s energy economy through innovation, investment, smart policies, and collaboration. Senator Heinrich delivered the keynote address at the summit and was joined by U.S. Department of Energy Deputy Secretary Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall and Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales.

      • Two-Generation Economic Empowerment Outreach Session at Santa Fe’s United Way Learning Center, August 12, 2015 »

        U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich hosted an outreach session with families, community partners, and United Way of Santa Fe staff the Santa Fe Early Learning Center at Agua Fria. He met with families and toured the Early Learning Center, which will be the new hub of early learning and family support in the Santa Fe community and a model for solving poverty using a two-generation approach. This state of the art facility will offer year-round, full-day services for children and families including hot meals and a health center; leading-edge technology for teaching and learning; employment and social service assistance for parents; and home visiting program for families.

        • Volcano Hike at Petroglyph National Monument, August 11, 2015 »

          U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich and his sons go for a hike at the volcanoes with Petroglyph National Monument Superintendent Dennis Vasquez.

          • Land and Water Conservation Fund Community Event at Petroglyph National Monument, August 11, 2015 »

            U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich joined a diverse coalition of community leaders to celebrate the success of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) during its 50th anniversary with a visit to the Petroglyph National Monument. At the community event, local leaders will call for reauthorization and full funding of the landmark conservation law that is set to expire on September 30.

            • Two-Generation Economic Empowerment Outreach Session at Central New Mexico Community College, August 11, 2015 »

              U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich hosted an outreach session with families, students, veterans, and instructors at Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) to discuss the impact of the college's Connect program, a successful, data-driven initiative designed to focus academic resources and support of students who are most in need. CNM Connect was started in 2006 to provide comprehensive and holistic support to General Educational Development (GED) and English language students. In 2010, CNM chose to institutionalize this work throughout the college by opening up this support to all students across its four campuses.

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