Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Company Recognizes Rock Slide Concerns.(Journal North)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

Molycorp Inc. said Wednesday that it "recognizes the seriousness" of concerns that waste rock from its mine at Questa might turn into a massive rock slide that could endanger the Taos County village.

"We will address those concerns," said Molycorp president Allen Randle. "We are committed to the implementation of all necessary corrective measures and will begin those upon approval from the appropriate state and local agencies."

Molycorp issued a statement late Wednesday afternoon detailing a list of measures it has undertaken to address the stability of the waste rock piles from its molybdenum mining operation.

Earlier this month, Gov. …

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