Natural Gas Well Leaks Taken Up By County Commission

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(This article was previously published in the Nov 26 edition of the Valley Daily Post print edition)

The nationally infamous Four Corners methane “hot spot” was agenda item number one for the Rio Arriba County Commission meeting Thursday, Nov. 19 at the County Annex Building in EspaƱola.

Don Schreiber, a rancher and activist on petroleum well issues spoke to the county commissioners about the “hot spot” and the impacts of methane emissions on and around the northwest Rio Arriba County ranch that he and his wife have owned since 1999.