Safe Drinking Water Act should cover hydraulic fracturing

June 9, 2009 • Bruce Baizel & Dusty Horwitt

Frack fluids: injected and left behind

June 7, 2009 • Jennifer Goldman

Safe Drillers Don’t Need the Halliburton Loophole

June 7, 2009 • Jennifer Goldman

Hydraulic Fracturing Myths and Facts

April 23, 2009 • Jennifer Goldman

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New Mexico’s land and water face challenge from the oil and gas industry

March 31, 2009

ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, March 31st - Three organizations announced today their opposition to a state plan to weaken a hard-fought water and land protection rule. On February 18, Governor Richardson announced he was directing the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department to work with industry to develop amendments that would save them the cost of compliance to the recently amended Pit Rule.

The Pit Rule improved regulation of waste from oil and gas operations, and is one of the nation's better rules protecting water, soil, plants, wildlife and public health from toxic levels of salt and other chemicals in oil and gas waste pits. The state officially adopted the new rule last May, but due to the Governor's urging, the Oil Conservation Division (OCD), a division of the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department, filed a petition on February 27th to amend the rule.

Hydrogen sulfide needs Hazardous Air Pollutant listing under CAA Title III

March 30, 2009

‘Fracking’ regulation may undo energy bill

March 17, 2009 • Hil Anderson

How hydraulic fracturing works

February 2, 2009 • Jennifer Goldman & Lisa Sumi