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Turning oil industry waste into water wealth in the desert

Turning oil industry waste into water wealth in the desert

In West Texas and southeastern New Mexico, an emerging industry aims to solve the dual challenge of dwindling freshwater resources and the disposal of oil field wastewater by recycling it.

Amanda Drane reports for the Houston Chronicle.

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Navigating the waters of the Rio Grande legal battle

Navigating the waters of the Rio Grande legal battle

The Supreme Court is set to hear a case that could end a long-standing dispute over the Rio Grande's waters among Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado.

Danielle Prokop reports for Source NM.

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New Mexico's largest wildfire and its aftermath

The largest wildfire in New Mexico state history, accidentally ignited by the U.S. government, has transformed survivors into experts on forest management, disaster aid, and resilience.

Byard Duncan and Patrick Lohmann report for ProPublica and Source New Mexico.

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New Mexico legislators grapple with oil and gas industry reforms

In the midst of a legislative session, New Mexico lawmakers debate key bills impacting the state's dominant oil and gas sector.

Jerry Redfern reports for Capital & Main.

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New Mexico Bureau of Land Management office scraps proposed fossil fuel regulations

Ten years of meetings and plans abruptly dumped; future plans uncertain.
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New Mexico's legislative push for oil and gas reform

New Mexico legislators are considering a series of transformative bills aimed at regulating the oil and gas industry.

Jerry Redfern reports for Capital & Main.

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New Mexico battles to clamp down on Big Oil

New bills could curb industry excesses; enforcement agencies offered small increases.
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