403 Gas Prices, Electricity Problems, Forest Fires and more

As gas prices in the U.S. have reach new all-time highs, with the national average at $4.48 per gallon, the Biden Administration has canceled more oil and gas leases.

New Mexico’s energy transition is already failing, Paul and Wally explain why. 

solar trade dispute means less than half of PNM’s solar is ready for Summer 2023. state representative explains the solar tariff issue and also explicitly states that the Energy Transition Act was designed to shut down San Juan Generating Station.  

New data confirms that after years of declines US CO2 emissions did rise in 2021 with Joe Biden in office. CO2 emissions are down 18.3% from their peak in 2007.

The Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak Fire now largest wildfire in state history

Critics have been saying for years that the feds weren’t doing a good job. A 2006 article from the Albuquerque Journal discusses some of this history.

MLG extended the health order again. It expired May 16, but has been renewed until May 30.  

20% spending growth year-over-year was just passed at Albuquerque City Council. 

Early voting continues at county clerk’s offices across New Mexico.