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NASA: Methane ‘Hot Spot’ Linked Directly to Natural Gas Leaks

NASA: Methane ‘Hot Spot’ Linked Directly to Natural Gas Leaks

By Western Environmental Law Center The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) released a new study Monday examining what caused a methane “hot spot” to form in New Mexico. This new study of methane emissions generated by the oil and gas industry in the state’s San Juan Basin is a major step forward in understanding […]

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    NASA: Methane ‘Hot Spot’ Linked Directly to Natural Gas Leaks

    NASA: Methane ‘Hot Spot’ Linked Directly to Natural Gas Leaks

    By Western Environmental Law Center The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) released a new study Monday examining what caused a methane “hot spot” to form in New Mexico. This new study of methane emissions generated by the oil and gas industry in the state’s San Juan Basin is a major step forward in understanding […]

    Big Victory for Solar Energy in New Mexico

    Big Victory for Solar Energy in New Mexico

    As of Wednesday, customers of the New Mexico utility Southwestern Public Service Company (SPS) will no longer have to worry about having to pay higher fees for producing their own solar energy. Most solar customers will even see reductions in their total surcharge fees. Earthjustice and Vote Solar, in partnership with New Mexico attorney Jason […]

    First County in U.S. Bans Oil and Gas Extraction

    First County in U.S. Bans Oil and Gas Extraction

    Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund Mora Valley, New Mexico Monday the County Commission of Mora County, located in northeastern New Mexico, became the first county in the U.S. to pass an ordinance banning all oil and gas extraction. Drafted with assistance from the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF), the Mora County Community Water Rights […]