by Marita Noon
Capital Research Center
July 02, 2014
In northern New Mexico, in one of the nation’s poorest counties, environmentalists wage war against efforts to drill for oil and gas. They hope to take this fight to cities and counties across the country. Behind Mora County’s ban on drilling – not just on fracking, but on all drilling for hydrocarbons – lies a Pennsylvania group that uses “Democracy Schools” to spread its message and that wants to extend human rights to animals and even plants.

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