While the state is flush with record fossil fuel revenues, key legislators oppose full funding of state agencies that police the industry.
While most producers dramatically increased their reporting, the state’s largest natural gas producer’s numbers haven’t budged.
Hydrogen production would dramatically increase natural gas development in a state that already struggles to police natural gas operators.
Will Democrats stop appointing legislators with fossil fuel investments to key committees in 2022?
The unpopular proposal promotes a fuel that may cause more harm to the environment than it’s worth to produce.
Two years after it began, state regulators have yet to issue any penalties for the spill, which ranks among the largest in state history.
The state’s governor needs to sell environmentalists, the fossil fuel sector and the public on the green-ish energy source.
As the EPA moves to implement new restrictions on oil and gas operators, New Mexico provides a model and illuminates challenges.
Sen. Bob Hertzberg declined to vote on bills that would have enshrined new regulations in the law.
Ensuring good clean energy jobs for oil and gas workers may be the key to bringing trade unions and climate activists together.
Climate goals can suffer when job quality is pitted against protecting the planet and vulnerable communities.
The company’s owners have a history of maximizing profit at the public’s expense.
The new ruling, a key environmental protection, will impact 30% of oil wells in the state.
In two years, the company secured millions in bonds, three pipelines, five lawsuits and a lien.
Even Texas and Wyoming do a better job protecting communities from oil and gas drilling.
The renewed agreement with Amplify Energy could keep the pipeline responsible for the spill in operation through 2040.
Wastewater injection wells are believed to be behind the significant increase in seismic activity.
The move will impact over a thousand active wells.
Amid drought and wildfire crises, the state’s powerful industries have stymied 12 bills meant to address climate change and industry accountability.
The college program is after state grants to rebuild and expand natural gas production in the San Juan Basin.