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  • The Environmental Protection Agency kicked off a series of public hearings Tuesday, Nov. 30, on its proposed rule to reduce methane from oil and gas operations. New Mexico is the second largest producer of oil in the nation, but also a leader in curbing air pollution from the industry. Local advocates called on the EPA to follow the state’s lead and strengthen the proposal.
  • Last week, The Washington Post ran a story about the enormous plume of methane being produced in New Mexico.As reporter Joby Warrick writes:According to…