Tag archive for "oil and gas"

Tell Pruitt: We need the EPA methane rule NOW

  Trump’s EPA is putting a two-year hold on critical rules to reduce methane pollution from the oil and gas industry. We can’t wait for clean air. Submit public comment and demand that the EPA implement the methane rule on schedule.ยป Last week, a study confirmed (again) that New Mexico’s methane “hot spot” is largely [read more…]

Modernizing the Oil and Gas Act

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhzO9hw-nVI] Thanks to one of our allies for creating this video which explains HB286. One of the pro-conservation bills CVNM supports this session is HB286 Oil & Gas Financial Assurance (Chasey/Sanchez) which will, if passed, update the penalties structure in the 1935 New Mexico Oil & Gas act for the first time in 78 years. [read more…]

Fracking is all around us

On Wednesday, in House Energy and Natural Resources Committee, the Chair Representative Brian Egolf, presented HB136 which would require operators to disclose all of the chemicals they use in their fracturing liquid. More than 2 dozen hands flew up when Vice Chair Representative Jeff Steinborn asked if anyone in the audience wanted to testify about [read more…]