The Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency is considering adopting an air-permitting program to address methane emissions – and it could be a lifesaving decision for 300,000 Indigenous people who live there.

Following concerns from members of the environmental community, the New Mexico Environment Department removed the exemptions from the oil and gas sector ozone precursor rule for stripper and marginal wells.

After more than a year of public comments and debate New Mexico’s Oil Conservation Commission approved new state regulations on natural gas emissions from the oil and gas sector Thursday, voting unanimously to adopt the rules.

In accordance with Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s Executive Order 2019-003, the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD) announces the release of the Oil Conservation…

The New Mexico Environment Department and the state Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department have released draft rules aimed at reducing methane emissions in the oil and gas sector.


Oil and gas companies are hurtling toward bankruptcy, raising fears that wells will be left leaking planet-warming pollutants, with cleanup cost left to taxpayers.

Vanessa Lynch and her husband moved back to the Pittsburgh region following his military service. They thought it was a good place to nurture a family….

Study shows twice the average emissions rate of 11 other major U.S. production regions; paper demonstrates potential for space-based data to drive down methane loss rates.