The Japanese delegation came to town to talk about importing New Mexico’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) to their country. As I’ve noted before, this could be a real boon for New Mexico.
Rob Nikolewski at Capitol Report New Mexico has a great in-depth column about the visit and some of the issues standing in the way of this windfall for our state’s economy.
KRQE Channel 13 has a report here as well.
For a broader discussion of the political issues holding us back, check out this great column from libertarian syndicated columnist Steve Chapman.
Lastly, I visited Farmington recently (the Four Corners Region’s economy has been greatly harmed by depressed natural gas prices) and sat down with the folks at the Daily-Times which translated into this editorial on the issue (and other economic issues of interest to the Four Corners).