The Multicultural Alliance for a Safe Environment (MASE) will be peacefully walking outside an “educational” luncheon for Gallup Chamber of Commerce members and McKinley County Commissioners today in order to remind the public that the Church Rock-Crownpoint ISL Project is unwelcome and will contaminate parts of an aquifer that at least 15,000 people living in the Eastern Navajo Agency depend on as their sole source of drinking water.
11/12/2009 • Back to top
The Law Center filed a Motion for Stay for our clients the Oil and Gas Accountability Project (OGAP). Our clients are requesting the Motion in order to keep the higher chloride standard from being implemented by the Oil Conservation Commission until a decision on the appeal is determined.
11/06/2009 • Back to top
“#3 Oil is thicker than water ...Reality: In the past, oil and gas developers were allowed to leave or bury wastewater—brackish water brought from deep beneath the surface that was also contaminated with chemicals or oil and gas residues—on-site, according to Bruce Frederick, an attorney with the New Mexico Environmental Law Center.” Santa Fe Reporter
10/28/2009 • Back to top
“Bruce Frederick, a staff attorney at the New Mexico Environmental Law Center, says the pit rules had nothing to do with declining revenues and that Adair’s math is fuzzy. ‘He’s making it up,’ Frederick told SFR on Friday. ‘I’d love to have a real hearing where people present real evidence and there’s an opportunity to cross-examine them and submit rebuttal evidence, but we didn’t get to do that in the amendment hearing.’ ” SFReeper.com
10/23/2009 • Back to top
SANTA FE, NM — The 7th annual lecture series, presented by Southwest Seminars, will offer unique perspectives on the environment of the American West every week at 6 pm at the Hotel Santa Fe. Mother Earth, Father Sky is offered as a benefit event for the New Mexico Environmental Law Center (NMELC) and will have something for everyone: from a geologist’s look at the ancient landscapes of the Colorado Plateau, to an ethnobotonist’s answer to the age old question “What’s for dinner?”—300 years ago in Colonial New Mexico.
10/21/2009 • Back to top
“SANTA FE, NM - The forces of nature that have shaped the beautiful New Mexico landscape, and inspired the likes of such artists as Georgia O’Keefe, will continue to make our surroundings even more dramatic in the future. That’s the prediction of geologist Kirt Kempter. ” Public News Service
10/21/2009 • Back to top