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Farmington Daily Times (Newspaper) - June 8, 2015, Farmington, New Mexico Today a web Bonus a Check out the photos of the week daily immigration immigrant detention centers face challenges news a a2 monday june 8,2015 ene 75cents twitter com thedarl times the daily times of Farmington social Media get the latest updates from twitter and Facebook with our social Media App. i rim Ion. New Mexico lots of Sun High 82 Low 54 a a reacts to Epa report study says tracking does not harm water spokesman for new Mexico Oil and Las association Calls new Federal study a great news for Industry by James Fenton font ont on twitter Farmington a a spokesman for the new Mexico Oil and Las association says a new study that found Hydraulic fracturing has caused minimal harm to drink ing water is vindication for the Industry. Quot its great news for new Mexico and great for our country a said Wally Drangmeister of the draft assessment released by the environmental Protection Agency late last week. A this is what the Industry has maintained All along. The Epa report provides a basis to counter some of the hyperbole that comes from conservation groups. We be seen some people who try to leverage scant amounts of data to demonize tracking As an evil when that a clearly not the report a Page 3 a report the environmental Protection Agency released last week found that tracking does not endanger drinking water a finding that a spokesman for the new Mexico Oil and Gas association Calls Quot great news for new daily times file photo Farmington motor use reviewed is officials worry about invasive Mussel species that can clog pipes create algae changes department wants to boost recreation opportunities on Farmington Lake Farmington Lake visitors Are seen by Dan Schwartz on twitter Farmington a Farmington officials Are researching the Impact of allowing vessels equipped with electric trolling motors on Farmington Lake but they worry about introducing invasive Mussel species that can clog pipes and create conditions for algae blooms. A it does open it up to another level of risk a said Cory Styron the City Sparks recreation and cultural affairs department director. In 2012, Farmington closed fishing from a paddle boat Friday. Online read More about Farmington Lake at daily . The Lake to All boats because invasive mussels were found in Arizona lakes and were falsely reported in Navajo Lake. Hut Farmington reopened the Lake on May i for paddle boats and it will stay open from 7 . To 7 . Each Day until sept. 27. Styron now wants to boost recreation opportunities on the Lake which he said is an underutilized resource. But he worries about the mussels. Trolling motors can propel larger boats with More surface area than canoes or paddle boards that can hide the mussels he said. A a it Sall about the mussels a he said. Councillors Mary Fischer and Nate Duckett spoke about the possibility of allowing electric trolling motors during a tuesday work session which they said in interviews on Friday should be considered. A i have to be very concerned about hurting our water Supply a Fischer said. But because the motors would be electric she does no to anticipate them polluting the Lake and because the boats propelled by the motors Are smaller there Alexa r0gals the daily times Are fewer areas where mussels can become attached she said. Duckett said he does no to think allowing the use of electric trolling motors would result in the introduction of mussels to the Lake and he agreed with Styron that the Lake is an underutilized resource. But he said he is still cautious. Opening the Lake this summer was a big step he said. A i think we be got to take this one step at a time a he said. Dan Schwartz covers government for the daily times. He can be reached at 505-564-4606. Navajo nation leaders meet Wii ii former governor meeting addresses feral horses on tribal land by Noel Lyn Smith nsmith@dauy- Ansini that on twitter Farmington a the Navajo nations new administration is in preliminary talks with an ant horse Slaughter organization to address the Issue of feral horses on tribal land. On thursday the foundation to protect new Mexico wildlife released a joint statement from former new Mexico gov. Bill Richardson and actor Robert Redford who co founded the organization. In the statement Richardson and Redford said they Are pleased Navajo nation president Russell be Gaye and vice president Jonathan Nez Are continuing to collaborate with the group to protect wild horses on the reservation. Richardson met with Begaye and Nez on May 26 in window Rock ari/,., to discuss the Issue according to the tribes office of the president and vice president. Rick Abasta Begaye a spokesman wrote in a text message that no agreement was reached. A there was no deadline Given. They need to review the proposed agreement and meet with chapters and grassroots people for their input a Abasta wrote. The foundations spokeswoman Alarie Ray Garcia said this is the first time Richardson has discussed with Begaye and Nez the need to protect wild horses on the Navajo nation. A gov. Richardson did not present any concerns other than the one he has always had about the welfare of horses on the Navajo nation a Ray Garcia wrote in an email. She added Richardson was a a pleased Begaye expressed interest in working with the foun meeting a Page 3 Aba final Cavaliers beat warriors in overtime 95-93 the Cleveland Cavaliers held off the Golden state warriors with the overtime Victory to tie the series up 1-1. Page by prison break inmates must have taken Days to escape two murderers who used Power tools to escape from prison must have taken Days to Cut through Walls pipes. 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