Some environmentalists still not happy over New Mexico coal-cutting deal

By   /  December 17, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, New Mexico, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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Under a new electricity agreement, New Mexico will use 50 percent less coal. But one environmental group wanted more.

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Another fracking fracas, this one in New Mexico

By   /  December 11, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, National, New Mexico, News  /  No Comments

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A proposed drilling site outside the fast-growing city of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, is drawing plenty of attention.

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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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