Potash mine water plan draws irk in southeastern New Mexico

April 15, 2015 9:07 AM

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A potash mine in southeastern New Mexico is drawing scrutiny over possibly needing 3.2 billion gallons of drinkable water for two years.

The Hobbs News-Sun reports (http://goo.gl/akwF4A) that Lea County commissioners voted last week to send a letter to federal government to protest the potential use of water to flood the mines.

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