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CEA Southwest Executive Director Matthew Gonzales looks at how recent regulatory efforts will harm New Mexico families and businesses, without improving our shared environment.

A new Environmental Protection Agency proposal will do the opposite of what it is intended to do — unless it is changed to eliminate two very big risks. Left as is, the plan will thwart efforts to improve the environment and inflict an electricity, food, fuel and fertilizer price hike on us at a time when New Mexico’s families and businesses are fighting stubborn inflation and high interest rates. Proposed rules to cut methane emissions from natural gas and oil production are well-intentioned.

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