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The Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce Announces Education Excellence Scholarship Recipients and Sponsors

Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce | April 15, 2020

The Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce (AHCC) is excited to announce $85,500 in scholarships going to 64 New Mexico students. AHCC Education Excellence Scholarships are funded through sponsorships by local businesses, organizations, and individuals as well as funds raised by the AHCC Education Committee and annual AHCC Golf Tournament.  In addition to the $1,000 AHCC Scholarship, awarded to high school seniors, non-traditional and/or returning students over the age of 19 receive a $1,000 dollar Opportunity Scholarship. For the second year in a row, the AHCC is proud to offer (5) high school seniors a multi-year Thrive Scholarship totaling $5,500 each, thanks to the chamber’s generous business members and partners.

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Permian Basin oil and gas companies seek to curb air pollution amid COVID-19 pandemic

Adrian Hedden, Carlsbad Current-Argus | April 15,2020

Permian Basin oil and gas companies seek to curb air pollution amid COVID-19 pandemic

Major oil and gas producers in the Permian said they were increasing efforts to curb pollution and the environmental impact of extraction operations, as environmentalists worried emissions could increase while wells were shut-in and oversight staff reduced amid the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Packs for Hunger Receives $20,000 Donation from XTO Energy

City of Carlsbad Press Release | April 15, 2020

XTO Energy Inc., a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation, is supporting hunger relief in Carlsbad and Loving area with a generous $20,000 donation to the Carlsbad Community Foundation that will be designated to Packs for Hunger, Carlsbad Mayor Dale Janway has announced.

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School of Engineering leaps into making masks

Kim Delker, Albuquerque Journal | April 12, 2020

It didn’t take long after news of the global pandemic of the coronavirus hit for members of The University of New Mexico’s School of Engineering to begin using their ingenuity, looking for ways to help.

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NMSU College of Engineering makes personal protective equipment for area medical workers

Vladimir Avina, New Mexico State University | April 9, 2020

The Aggie Innovation Space at New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering has been in high gear in recent days, as students and staff work to produce face shields for healthcare workers.

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Continue to support local while you isolate

KOAT 7 | April 10, 2020

As New Mexicans are encouraged to stay home to help stop the spread of COVID-19, many small businesses have been forced to close up shop. But that doesn't mean you can't still shop local from the comfort of your home!

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