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2010-04-29 06:00:00

DALLAS, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Holly Energy Partners, L.P. ("HEP" or the "Partnership") (NYSE: HEP) today reported financial results for the first quarter of 2010. For the quarter, distributable cash flow was $20.2 million, up $5.6 million, or 38% compared to first quarter of 2009. Based on these results, on April 23, 2010, HEP announced a distribution increase, raising the quarterly distribution from $0.805 to $0.815 per unit, representing a 5% increase over the distribution...

2010-01-05 09:00:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Rio Grande Credit Union, headquartered in Albuquerque, will feature photographer Janet Worne at the RGCU Community Gallery January- March 2010. An Artist Reception will be held 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on January 23, 2010. Now living in Corrales, N.M., Worne freelances for national publications as a photojournalist and National Press Photographer Association member and mentor. She has worked at newspapers in Delaware, Maryland, and Kentucky,...

2009-09-14 15:46:34

Intersex in smallmouth and largemouth basses is widespread in numerous river basins throughout the United States is the major finding of the most comprehensive and large-scale evaluation of the condition, according to U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) research published online in Aquatic Toxicology. Of the 16 fish species researchers examined from 1995 to 2004, the condition was most common by far in smallmouth and largemouth bass: a third of all male smallmouth bass and a fifth of all male...

2009-04-30 05:22:00

MISSION, Texas, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Economic bright spots can be few and far between right now, but the city of Mission sees financial opportunity in the Anzalduas International Bridge, which will be the newest and one of the largest international bridges in the United States. Construction on the Anzalduas Bridge is nearing completion, with officials saying operations will begin as soon as October. The bridge will directly connect Mission with Reynosa, Tamaulipas, a Mexican city known...

2009-03-26 14:29:22

Plans by US Customs and Border Protection to poison a stretch of land along the Rio Grande has been halted due to complaints from locals stating that the poison could have long-term impacts on public health. The $2.1 million plan called for CPB officials to spray herbicides along the 1.1-mile stretch of land on the US side of the Rio Grande in order to rid the area of Carrizo cane, which provides cover for illegal immigrants who are trying to cross the US-Mexico Border. "Someone can be in...

2008-10-03 18:00:15

By STACI MATLOCK; JULIE ANN GRIMM New Mexico's Interstate Stream Commission would have to scrutinize a proposal by five farmers to ship water 145 miles via pipeline from Fort Sumner to the city of Santa Fe. The Eastern New Mexico community of Fort Sumner is in the Pecos River basin. Any water pumped out of that area could affect agreements under the Pecos River Compact, which guarantees Texas a portion of Pecos River flows each year. The last time New Mexico was caught short-changing...

2008-10-02 12:03:53

By John Fleck Journal Staff Writer A channel built to help fish find their way around the Albuquerque metro area's new water supply dam appears to be working, officials said during a tour of the site Monday. The dam, on the Rio Grande near Albuquerque's northern border, is one piece of a $385 million water system scheduled to be turned on in December to provide a new source of drinking water for the Albuquerque-Bernalillo County metro area. Officials from the Albuquerque Bernalillo...

2008-09-11 15:00:18

By Raam Wong Journal Staff Writer Starting this week, workers are clearing brush, laying pipe and otherwise moving forward on the construction of a $182 million project that will pump water from the Rio Grande and into Santa Fe homes. The big project on the Big River will convey water more than 11 miles to a new 15 million gallons per day treatment plant not far from the city's golf course. It was there, at the future site of the Buckman Direct Diversion Project, where local leaders...

2008-09-08 12:00:19

The New Mexican The often dry Santa Fe River will continue flowing for at least the next month, thanks to plentiful rains and the city's decision to release water from Santa Fe Canyon reservoirs. The city's Sangre de Cristo Water Division is letting the river flow as part of a "growing effort to restore the entire Santa Fe River system to a healthy, living channel," according to a city announcement. Utility managers plan to keep the water flowing in the river until a total of 200...

2008-08-20 18:00:00

By R. Scott Rappold Creede - From above this historic mining town, Willow Creek is a river of poisons, with cadmium, lead and zinc-contaminated water flowing at 33 cubic feet per second. Devoid of fish, which can't live in the toxic water, the creek runs through the heart of town before washing out across a deltalike wasteland and into the Rio Grande, source of drinking water for 5 million people downstream. In a town that loves its history, the creek is a constant reminder of the...

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Big Bend National Park
2013-03-19 15:35:15

Big Bend National Park is located in the United States in the state of Texas. This park was first established in 1933 as a Texas State Park known as Texas Canyons State Park, but was later renamed Big Bend State Park. The park attained National status in 1935 when the U.S. Congress passed legislature to acquire the park. The park was completed and opened in 1944. The history of human presence in the Big Bend area dates back to prehistoric times, when several Indian tribes inhabited the...

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