Next New Mexico legislative session likely to bring more rules targeting oil and gas


New Mexico’s oil and gas industry will likely be targeted by the state’s legislature when it meets again in January.

In the just-concluded legislative session, oil and gas regulators sought more funding to enact new rules and regulations that targeted air pollution from fossil fuel operations.

The Carlsbad Current-Argus reported more such bills and more requests for funding against the oil and gas industry are likely in the next session.

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