Power plant at center of Texas and New Mexico fight


A fight is underway over a natural gas plant on the Texas-New Mexico border near El Paso as nearby residents make the claim the plant is worsening the region’s already poor quality.

The Newman Power Station sits between El Paso, Texas and Chaparral, New Mexico and its operators plan to use natural gas to power the operation for the next 40 years rather than replace it with renewable, non-carbon energy as the state of New Mexico demands.

Click here to read New Mexico In Depth’s story how the plant is getting around a new law.