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State says proposed rules combatting ozone will make for cleaner air

Adrian Hedden, Carlsbad Current Argus | May 7, 2021

New Mexico's air will be cleaner and free of more ozone — equivalent to taking 8 million cars off the road, according to some estimates — if new requirements from the state's Environment Department go into effect next year.

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News Release: NMOGA Statement on the New Mexico Environment Department’s Proposed Ozone Precursor Rules

 

SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO, May 6, 2021 – New Mexico Oil and Gas Association (NMOGA) Chairman Leland Gould today released the following statement in response to ozone precursor rules proposed by the New Mexico Environment Department:

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New Mexico moves to toughen emissions rules

Scott Wyland, Santa Fe New Mexican | May 6, 2021

A new state emissions rule would impose tougher standards on oil and gas operators and drastically reduce ground-level ozone that can cause respiratory problems or aggravate existing ones, New Mexico regulators announced Thursday.

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Mr. President, please rethink leasing ban that hurts NM

Ernie C'deBaca, Albuquerque Journal | May 5, 2021

When President Biden came into office, one of his first agenda items was implementing a moratorium on new oil and gas leases on federal lands and waters through executive order. The impact of the president’s action is widespread across several states, one of the hardest hit being right here in New Mexico.

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April's New Mexico State Land Office royalty earnings from oil and gas leases reach new high

Matt Narvaiz, Albuquerque Business First | May 4, 2021

April earnings from oil and gas leases hit new levels according to one state department.

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NMOGA’s Brighter Future Fund Awards $100,000 in Grants to New Mexico Non-Profits

NMOGA Press Release l April 29, 2021

 

SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO, April 29, 2021 – The New Mexico Oil and Gas Association’s (NMOGA) Brighter Future Fund today announced $100,000 in grant awards to 11 New Mexico non-profit organizations in support of efforts to expand Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education, increase economic opportunity, and reduce hunger in communities across New Mexico. The Brighter Future has awarded $300,000 to New Mexico non-profits since December 2019.

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