SANTA FE NM - “A recent change in state rules that weakened environmental protections for oil field waste pits could be “the pits” for New Mexico’s groundwater quality. The New Mexico Environmental Law Center has filed an appeal with the district court in Santa Fe, arguing that the Oil Conservation Commission made the changes under pressure from the governor and industry.” Public News Service
10/19/2009 • Back to top
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10/16/2009 • Back to top
Santa Fean Magazine talks to the Law Center’s Communications and Public Ed. Associate, Juana Colón about the Justice Bar.
See the article in the “City Different” section of the October/November issue. Thanks Santa Fean!
10/10/2009 • Back to top
Bill Dupuy interviews staff attorney Bruce Frederick on the appeal filed against the NM Oil Conservation Commission.
10/07/2009 • Back to top
“New Mexico’s revamped pit rule for oil and gas waste faces yet another appeal. The New Mexico Environmental Law Center is appealing in state District Court, claiming the New Mexico Oil Conservation Commission weakened its original rule by allowing a higher level of chloride in waste pits.” Santa Fe New Mexican
10/06/2009 • Back to top
SANTA FE, N.M.—An environmental group has appealed the New Mexico Oil Conservation Commission’s (OCC) decision to weaken an important environmental standard that protects New Mexico’s ground water from pollution by oil and gas operations.
10/05/2009 • Back to top