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SANTA FE, NM – On Saturday, April 27th Commissioner of Public Lands Stephanie Garcia Richard will sign Executive Order 2019-002 to place a moratorium on new oil and gas development on state trust land in a buffer zone around the Greater Chaco Region. The Executive Order will protect 72,776 acres of mineral estate near the renowned World Heritage site.

For Planning Purposes:

  • When: Saturday, April 27th, 2019 Starting At 1:30 PM
  • What: State Land Office Executive Order 2019-002 Signing and Chaco Canyon Working Group Meeting
  • Who: Commissioner Garcia Richard, Land Office Staff, Environmental Organizations, Tribal and Nation Leaders From Across the State
  • Where: Counselor Chapter House, 6828 Hwy 44, #14, Counselor, New Mexico 87018

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