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REPORT: NM methane flaring sky high, state rules need fixes

Today, the Western Environmental Law Center released a new report on venting and flaring in New Mexico authored by Thomas Singer, Ph.D., who served on the state’s Methane Advisory Panel. The report takes a close look at how much natural gas is being flared in New...

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This new blog from @RioGrandeSierra & WELC shows how @NMEnvDep must change its draft rules to #cutmethane emissions from oil and gas development to meet the goal of being "nation leading."

#PublicHealth & the #ClimateCrisis hang in the balance.

https://www.riograndesierraclub.org/one-time-opportunity-protect-nm/ #nmpol

New analysis shows eliminating exemptions from @NMEnvDep #CutMethane safeguards is a win-win for New Mexico -- pollution reduction, millions in health benefits and royalties. Via @CCurrentArgus #NMPol https://bit.ly/3cmloKx

NM has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to protect New Mexicans from harmful oil & gas pollution, but action is needed. We lay out the stakes. @NMEnvDep #CutMethane #NMPol https://bit.ly/2G4vR15 @NMEnvDep

NEW REPORT: Despite climate pledges, Big Oil & Gas companies are still leaders in driving #climatecrisis. That’s the #BigOilReality. http://priceofoil.org/big-oil-reality-check

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Millions of orphaned oil wells are leaking methane & other pollutants which harm our air & water—because federal bonding rates haven't been updated in decades. @SenatorBennet just introduced crucial legislation to fix these rates & #CleanUpOilWells.

https://reut.rs/3iIZmnX

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