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NM Drilling Ban Struck Down

By Ilya Batikov

From Albuquerque Business First:

U.S. District Judge James O. Browning of Albuquerque said Mora County's ordinance, passed by county commissioners in 2013 and designed to protect the environment, went too far. In a 199-page ruling, Browning said the county lacks the authority to supersede federal law and enforce the drilling ban on state land.

Read the full decision here.

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