Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 3:32 pm (Updated: November 19, 4:05 pm)
It took six months, but the Independent Petroleum Association of New Mexico — joined by three landowners — has carried through on its threat to sue Mora County.
The lawsuit, filed last week in federal court in Albuquerque, contends that the community rights ordinance approved in April, which bans oil and gas operations in the county, is unconstitutional.
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