Press release: Bingaman talks FEMA disaster declaration

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today talked with New Mexico radio reporters about FEMA disaster declaration for New Mexico counties that were affected by cold weather earlier this year. Bingaman’s remarks can be retrieved by going to his website or clicking on the following link:

http://bingaman.senate.gov/mediaasset/bingaman032811m.mp3

00:00 – Bingaman talks about the FEMA disaster declaration for New Mexico counties that were affected by cold weather earlier this year.

02:43 – Bingaman says Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a briefing with members of the Senate Energy Committee on lessons learned from the situation in Japan.

04:53 – Bingaman talks about nuclear safety at New Mexico’s national laboratories.

07:00 – Bingaman talks about the work of the Blue Ribbon Commission in regards to WIPP.

08:28 – Bingaman comments on the rise of gas prices.

09:46 – Bingaman talks about the FEMA disaster declaration.

10:49 – Bingaman comments on Otero Mesa becoming a national monument.

11:23 – Bingaman talks about his time in New Mexico last week.

12:44 – Bingaman comments on New Mexico Gas Company seeking a rate hike.

14:01 – Bingaman talks about energy legislation he hopes to get done this year.