New Mexico holds its breath as oil prices remain low

By   /  November 23, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, New Mexico, News, State Budgets, State Government  /  No Comments

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The continued low price of oil is making state legislators in New Mexico nervous.

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Three charts present drama of coal collapse

By   /  November 19, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, Missouri, National, New Mexico, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

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The coal industry has been hit hard in recent years and a look at the stock market performance of three of its largest companies tells the story.

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‘New Mexico is not New Jersey:’ EPA’s new ozone rule gets another opponent

By   /  November 3, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, Federal Government, National, New Mexico, News, regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

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The New Mexico Environment Department says the state’s diverse terrain is one reason it opposes EPA’s new ozone rule.

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So-called ‘dumb’ oil deal ready to flow through Washington, D.C.

By   /  October 29, 2015  /  Budget and Spending, Energy and Environment, Federal Government, New Mexico, News  /  No Comments

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Budget negotiators on Capitol Hill are on the verge of selling eight percent of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to help complete a budget deal.

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Oil crash hasn’t hit North Dakota taxpayers — yet

By   /  October 14, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, Louisiana, National, New Mexico, News, North Dakota, State Budgets, State Government, Texas  /  No Comments

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Oil and gas production is falling in North Dakota but so far, money from other sources have kept the state government from hitting taxpayers in the wallet.

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How much will EPA’s new ozone rule cost you?

By   /  October 2, 2015  /  Colorado, Energy and Environment, Federal Government, Jobs + Growth, National, New Mexico, News  /  No Comments

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The cost of the EPA’s new rule for reducing ground-level ozone is a matter of dispute.

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