Image: Fossil Fuel Extravaganza

I spent yesterday touring a nasty oilfield in northwestern New Mexico with a group of smart, concerned citizens. We ended our tour here, at an oil and gas pumpjack grinding away in the shadow of the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station. Only two of the plant’s four units are still operating. One of those will shut down at the end of this month, and the last is scheduled to stop operating at the end of September, marking the end of a long and smoggy era in the Four Corners.

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