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Orphan well clean-up work to begin next week 


EMNRD’s Oil Conservation Division targets Lea County well as first plugging site 30 days after receiving $25 million federal grant

SANTA FE, NM – The Oil Conservation Division (OCD) of the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD) is set to begin plugging orphaned wells with grant funds awarded through the federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

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