Cedar Attanasio (AP)
Created: October 05, 2021 08:09 AM
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham thanked attendees of the New Mexico Oil And Gas Association’s annual meeting for their contributions to the economy.
Fossil fuel mining is the state’s largest government revenue source and directly funds education. While Gov. Lujan Grisham welcomed the gas and oil industry, she pledged to continue stricter regulation of methane emission and other byproducts of oil and gas extraction.