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Another example of an extraction business filing for bankruptcy and getting away without paying for cleaning up their mess. Cronies of the Carlsbad mayor and big donor to Gov. Martinez. ... See MoreSee Less
via New Mexico Political Report
The Santa Fe Reporter’s cover story this week focuses on oil drilling and development in the Permian Basin.
And the cost of addressing a sinkhole in Carlsbad keeps rising. According to an Associated Press story, it’s now up to more than $40 million.
That area is in danger of collapsing, due to previous oil drilling activities. The company has since moved on, leaving behind responsibility for the sinkhole, too. Last year, the New Mexico Legislature allocated money toward a study to prevent its collapse. But local officials continue to balk at having to contribute toward the cleanup, saying the state should be responsible.
Radiation in tap water is a serious health threat, especially during pregnancy. President Trump’s nominee to be the White House environment czar rejects the need for water systems to comply even with those outdated and inadequate standards.