Santa Fe’s easy familiarity with energy industry representatives illustrates how one of the most powerful lobbies is treated within state government.
What the state can learn from coal’s decline — before the oil and gas industry goes off a cliff.
But not everyone in the state is rankled by Joe Biden’s executive order.
Oilfield dangers aren’t confined to the drilling pad — many Permian Basin homes have pipes carrying gas, oil and contaminated water running right through their yards.
The county’s efforts to enact environmental safety measures are being met with fierce resistance.
Even in the face of catastrophic changes to the environment, fossil fuel interests continue to advance their agenda in the Golden State.
More than 40% of New Mexico’s income relies on oil and gas, leaving the state vulnerable to the industry’s boom and bust cycle.
Co-published by the Santa Fe Reporter
In the state’s oil patches, inspections lag as production—and pollution—rebound.
The increasing volatility of the oil and gas market could loosen the industry’s grip on state politics.
While only little more than half of voters say global warming matters in their decisions, 2020 is, without question, a contest over science.
The Newsom administration has established a pattern of approving permits during busy news cycles.
If California’s new governor had looked too good to be true in his first months in office, environmentalists would soon learn the truth.
Environmentalists estimate 95 percent of the state’s wells will be exempt from new emission regulations.
Considering climate change’s existential threat, the dearth of regional reporting on the corporate forces driving global warming is striking.