Western Environmental Law Center Applauds NM Oil Conservation Commission’s Decision To Rehear Double Drilling Rule Change
Jan 8, 2019 – The San Juan Citizens Alliance and Western Environmental Law Center applaud the decision by Gov. Lujan Grisham’s New Mexico Oil Conservation Commission (NMOCC) to set a new hearing regarding a contentious and rushed Martinez-era rule doubling of the oil and gas drilling density allowed in the 1.3 million-acre Blanco-Mesaverde Gas Pool in Rio Arriba and San Juan Counties. The rehearing will take place on May 9, 2019. Pending the rehearing, the Martinez-era rule is suspended.