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Feds, Law Professors Say Judge Wrong To Block Fracking Rules

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A federal judge in Wyoming was wrong to block rules for hydraulic fracturing on federal land, a group of law professors and lawyers for the federal government said in new court documents. 426 more words


Muddying the Upstream and Midstream Waters

In the last several years, EPA has issued numerous rules impacting the oil and gas industry. While petroleum refineries in the downstream segment face new compliance challenges with the first ever fenceline monitoring requirement for benzene, regulations imposed on the upstream and midstream segments seek to curb emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and volatile organic compounds (VOC). 1,280 more words


Colorado could vote to limit fracking on November ballot

Colorado is one step closer to ditching fracking.

Anti-fracking activists have collected 100,000 signatures, more than the 98,500 needed, to secure two measures on the November ballot. 113 more words

Climate & Energy

La Jicarita Publishes First e-book

Back in August of 2015 we announced that after nearly twenty years of reporting on environmental politics in New Mexico we were winding down our day-to-day reportage and analysis due to lack of funding and general burn out. 229 more words

New Mexico

A fracking conundrum... Energy security or eco responsibility?

Here’s a challenge for you.  Look around the room you’re sitting in right now and count the number of items that you think are produced as a direct or indirect consequence of the oil industry versus the number that aren’t. 599 more words