New Mexico ranchers challenge restrictions on water rights
Clip: 01/05/2019 | 4m 55s
Tensions between ranchers and environmentalists are nothing new in the American West, but in New Mexico’s Sacramento Mountains, climate change could be magnifying them. In the past few decades, the government has designated several native species of animal and plant as endangered, warranting protection that ranchers say violates the rights they were afforded generations ago. Josh Buettner reports.
Aired: 01/05/19Video has closed captioning.
The full episode is no longer available for online streaming. Why?
Please continue to enjoy extra(s) from this episode.
Problems Playing Video?
Major corporate funding for the PBS NewsHour is provided by BNSF, Consumer Cellular, Leidos, Babbel, and Raymond James. Funding for the PBS NewsHour Weekend is provided by Mutual of America. For a complete list of funders for the PBS NewsHour and PBS NewsHour weekend, click here.