Sandoval County has developed a new ordinance in the wake of last year’s outrage related to SandRidge’s proposal to drill for gas just 2 miles from Rio Rancho’s borders. Both Sandoval County and Rio Rancho are looking at oil-drilling proposals.
On Monday, August 15, NASA released a study on methane emissions from the oil and gas industry in the San Juan Basin of New Mexico. The report, based on intensive aerial surveys and ground crews, is a follow-up on the
By Teresa Seamster, Northern New Mexico Group chair We did it! The Northern New Mexico Group has published the eighth edition of our popular Day Hikes in the Santa Fe Area. And this is not your grandfather’s guidebook. The eighth edition contains 410
By Laura Paskus, New Mexico In Depth | 08/09/2016 From New Mexico In Depth Water issues throughout the arid West are complicated. And when it comes to water, people tend to stand solidly in their own camps, wielding anecdotal information when a fight
As oil and gas development draws closer to Chaco Canyon, citizens await answers about the Delaware-sized methane “hotspot” looming above the Four Corners, and new national regulations reduce toxic emissions from the oil and gas industry. Come hear an update
By Richard Barish, Bosque Issues Chair The City of Albuquerque has begun its public process to obtain input on Phase III of its trail construction. This phase will extend the groomed trail for almost two miles, from Campbell Road to Montaño.
By Miya King-Flaherty, Chapter Public Lands fellow In June, the Bureau of Land Management announced that it would postpone a planned lease of three Chaco Canyon-area parcels intended for oil and gas development until at least January. But the BLM’s Farmington
By Allyson Siwik, Chapter Executive Committee and Gila Resources Information Project With just a few months left before initiation of the environmental-compliance phase and with no proposed action identified yet, the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission continues its push for