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This week on New Mexico in Focus Santa Clara Pueblo Governor Michael Chavarria and forester Matthew Tafoya update correspondent Sarah Gustavus on how Santa Clara Pueblo is addressing environmental damage years after the Las Conchas wildfire, and also the recent flooding and heavy rains. Also, Gustavus sits down with author and chef Dan Barber to discuss the "farm to table" movement.

The program airs Friday nights at 7 p.m. on channel 5.1 and appears online on the NMiF website shortly thereafter. The show rebroadcasts Saturday at 5 p.m. on channel 9.1 and again on Sunday at 7 a.m. on channel 5.1.

Host Gene Grant and this week's line opinion panelists discuss several hot-button issues from this weeks headlines, including the proposed Santolina development that was considered by the Bernalillo County Commission, rapid transit, the state's copper rule, and a controversial contract between the city of Albuquerque and attorney Scott Greenwood.

Guests
Governor J. Michael Chavarria, Santa Clara Pueblo
Forester Matthew Tafoya, Santa Clara Pueblo
Dan Barber, chef and author, The Third Plate

Line Panelists
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima LLC
Dennis Domrzalski, associate editor, ABQ Free Press
Joey Peters, senior reporter, NM Political Report
Laura Sanchez-Rivet, Sanchez Legal Solutions

Host
Gene Grant

Correspondent
Sarah Gustavus

The Producer of New Mexico in Focus is Sarah Gustavus with Associate Producer Kathy Wimmer. Funding for this program was provided in part by the McCune Foundation Communications Fund, Santa Fe Community Foundation.

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