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Mark Ronchetti on Energy & Oil

 

 


Green New Deal would destroy New Mexico's energy economy

Mark opposes the so-called "Green New Deal," believing it would destroy New Mexico's energy economy, cause massive state budget cuts to education and health care spending, make the U.S. less competitive economically, and drive up the cost of living, working, farming, and running a business in America. Climate change can and must be addressed, but Mark is tired of those who believe that dismantling our energy economy is the only way to do so.
Source: 2020 New Mexico Senate campaign website MarkRonchetti.com , Aug 30, 2020

All-of-the-above approach to developing energy resources

Mark believes in an all-of-the-above approach to developing energy resources in New Mexico and the United States. New Mexico must continue to be aggressive and focused on producing oil and gas, wind, solar, geothermal, and other forms of energy. Mark believes that it's possible - and necessary - to both develop our energy resources and protect our environment. These goals do not have to compete with one another.
Source: 2020 New Mexico Senate campaign website MarkRonchetti.com , Aug 30, 2020

Strongly opposes ban on fracking, safely done for 60 years

I strongly oppose a ban on fracking. It would completely destroy our state budget and create national security issues when we have to import more foreign oil. We've been fracking safely for 60 years in this country. Giving up energy independence is a terrible financial, environmental and national security decision.
Source: Albuquerque Journal on 2020 New Mexico Senate race , Aug 26, 2020

50% of our oil and gas comes from public lands

Our energy independence saves the average family $2,500 a year in energy costs. Fifty percent of our oil and gas comes from public lands, so we must continue to use federal land. We should work with those who are concerned about energy production around cultural sites to find a solution.
Source: Albuquerque Journal on 2020 New Mexico Senate race , Aug 26, 2020

Pro fracking and continue to use cost effective oil and gas

I strongly oppose a ban on fracking. It would destroy our state budget, lead to the slashing of public-school funding, and threaten national security. Fracking has happened safely for 60 years in this country. Giving up energy independence is a terrible environmental and national security decision. Energy independence saves the average family $2,500 a year in energy costs. As 50% of our oil and gas comes from public lands, we must continue to use it.
Source: Albuquerque Journal on 2020 New Mexico Senate race , Jan 7, 2020

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