NMOGA Statement on the Confirmation Hearing of Congresswoman Haaland

Feb 23, 2021

Congresswoman Haaland set an encouraging tone of collaboration and partnership in her confirmation hearing today, promising to work with all stakeholders to develop and safeguard America’s vast natural resources. Federal leasing provides public education, healthcare, and other critical needs in New Mexico with $1.5 billion annually, funds we will continue to depend upon for the foreseeable future. We look forward to working with her once confirmed to proactively combat climate change and ensure our state continues to be a leader in the safe, responsible production of oil and natural gas.