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  • Coalition Fights Drill Plan (NM, here we go again!)

    02/03/2004 10:28:05 AM PST · by CedarDave · 4 replies · 95+ views
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | Monday, February 2, 2004 | Adam Rankin
    Monday, February 2, 2004 Coalition Fights Drill Plan By Adam Rankin Journal Staff Writer A U.S. Forest Service decision on whether to allow coal-bed methane drilling on 40,000 acres of the Valle Vidal isn't expected until January 2005 at the earliest, but a coalition of conservation groups is stirring up political opposition. "Everyone is kind of rolling up their sleeves, putting aside their differences and saying this is something we just can't allow," said Stuart Wilde, operator of a backcountry guide service, and a member of the newly-formed Coalition for the Valle Vidal (www.vallevidal.org). The coalition of about 10 groups...