Photos

  • Bureau of Land Management Pilot Office in Farmington, August 19, 2014 »

    U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich discusses energy development and public lands with staff at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pilot Office in Farmington. Senator Heinrich is a cosponsor of the BLM Permit Processing Improvement Act, which would extend a pilot program that has helped BLM balance complex demands, including oil and gas permitting and environmental management in New Mexico and other parts of the West. The pilot program has helped streamline operations in BLM field offices in Farmington and Carlsbad.

    • Aztec Ruins National Monument, August 29, 2014 »

      U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich tours the Aztec Ruins National Monument and receives a briefing on the recent construction of a pedestrian trail and bridge. The two projects connect visitors from downtown Aztec to the national monument. The Federal Transit Administration funded the trail construction as part of the Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in Parks Program. The program, administered through the U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Department of Interior, and U.S. Forest Service, seeks to conserve natural, historic, and cultural resources while reducing congestion and improving visitor mobility and accessibility. Construction on both the pedestrian trail and bridge is nearly complete.

      • Lunch with Community Leaders in Farmington, August 29, 2014 »

        U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich discusses the local economy, education, public lands, and energy development with community leaders in Farmington.

        • KSJE Radio at San Juan College in Farmington, August 29, 2014 »

          U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich discusses his visit to San Juan County with KSJE Radio's Scott Michlin.

          • Farmington Quality Center for Business, August 29, 2014 »

            U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich visits the Farmington Quality Center for Business where he meets with small business entrepreneurs at the San Juan College Enterprise Center. The Enterprise Center is a business incubator that helps entrepreneurs in New Mexico build and expand their businesses. These entrepreneurs are doing great things to advance innovation and provide jobs for the community.

            • San Juan College School of Energy Construction Site, August 29, 2014 »

              U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich tours the San Juan College School of Energy construction site in Farmington. The new 50,000 square foot complex, which is scheduled for completion in 2015, will house all energy degree and certificate programs under one facility. Currently enrolled students take courses at one of SJC's satellite locations throughout San Juan County. Nearly 7,000 students attend classes annually at the School of Energy, which has developed a well-respected curriculum for the oil and gas industry providing critical education and training to New Mexicans in the area. The college awards approximately 250 Associate of Applied Science degrees each spring in energy-related fields, including natural gas compression, petroleum technology, and renewable energy.

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