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Double Drilling gets a Double Take!»

01/09/2019 – We are thrilled to report that the newly appointed members of New Mexico's Oil Conservation Commission have voted to suspend and rehear their recent order that would have doubled the number of gas wells in San Juan and Rio Arriba counties.

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CAVU Adds New Leadership in 2019»

01/09/2019 – “With new leadership in the state house, comes new opportunity to makes real gains for our state,” said CAVU’s Executive Director, Jordan Vaughan Smith. “In her inauguration speech, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signaled her intention to move forward with a methane mitigation rule to protect New Mexico’s public health, climate and economy. Now is the time to double-down on our commitment to making a better future for New Mexico by adding capacity to our organization with these accomplished professionals who will help us do just that.”

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CAVU Launches Methane Matters Campaign»

11/29/2018 – Recently CAVU launched its Methane Matters campaign to create awareness and gather public input on New Mexico's HUGE methane problem.

Special Podcast to Broadcast on KSFR»

05/01/2018 – "We are placed in a role not merely of dominance over but in dependence upon the natural world, serving in sacred stewardship."  —Reverend Andrew Black

Unearthed reaches audiences across the West»

04/20/2018 – As CAVU works to tell the multifaceted story of oil and gas in New Mexico, the Unearthed Initiative continues to grow in viewership and partnership across the West. Citizens throughout…

Unearthed Launch Event»

11/07/2017 – CAVU is set to launch Unearthed: Exploring Oil & Gas Issues in New Mexico at the Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe on Thursday, November 16 at 7pm. Tickets are…

Ahead of the Tide Makes a Splash in Florida»

08/12/2016 – Since February, CAVU’s most recent campaign Ahead of the Tide has reached more than a million people throughout the state of Florida, around the country and the globe through videos, social media, news…

Methane is a Hot Issue in New Mexico»

07/08/2016 – CAVU and the Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club recently created a successful partnership conducting overflights and producing a short video highlighting major areas of pollution from methane gas leaks in…

16-Year-Old Eco Warrior»

09/20/2015 – CAVU had the opportunity to speak with and conduct a first on-camera interview with a young woman who has accomplished more in her 16 years than most adults. Delaney Reynolds…