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New Mexico
Environment Department

Popular Public Notices:

Revisions to Ground and Surface Water Protection Regulations

The Ground Water Quality Bureau will be proposing revisions to the WQCC regulation for Ground and Surface Water Protection (20.6.2 NMAC) in Fall 2016. If you would like to receive updates on this process please contact Steve Huddleson, manager of the Pollution Prevention Section, at (505) 827-2936.

Solid Waste Bureau Public Notice Page

Surface Water Quality BureauDraft TMDL Released for 30-Day Public Comment Period (Deadline: July 22, 2014)

Surface Water Quality BureauDraft CWA §303(d)/§305(b) Integrated List & Report Released for 45-Day Public Comment Period (Deadline: July 14, 2014).

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If you are an individual with a disability who needs a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the hearing or meeting, contact Pam Castañeda at least ten days prior to the meeting or as soon as possible at 505.827.2425 or  Public documents can be provided in various accessible formats. Contact Pam Castañeda if accessible format is needed.


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Non-Employee Discrimination Complaints

NMED does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age or sex in the administration of its programs or activities. To learn more, or file a complaint, go to The Non-Employee Discrimination Complaint Page.

Justicia ambiental/Quejas por discriminación contra quienes no son empleados

El Departamento del Medio Ambiente de Nuevo México (NMED, por su sigla en inglés) no discrimina por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, discapacidad, edad o sexo en la administración de sus programas o actividades. Para obtener más información o para presentar una queja, visite:


EPA and NMED Informal Resolution Agreement No. 09R-02-R6: Public Participation, Limited English Proficiency, and Non-Employee Disability Policies


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