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Introduction

 

The State of New Mexico's authority to regulate the storage, treatment, and disposal of hazardous waste at the Triassic Park Hazardous Waste Facility (TP) for the protection of human health and the environment is governed under the New Mexico Hazardous Waste Act (HWA) and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).  Under RCRA, State programs are authorized to operate in lieu of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  New Mexico is authorized by EPA to issue and enforce RCRA hazardous waste facility permits under 50 Fed Reg 1515 (January 11, 1985).  New Mexico implements this authority under the HWA, NMSA 1978, §74-4-1 et seq (Repl. Pamp. 2000).

On March 18, 2002, the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) first issued a Hazardous Waste Facility Permit to Gandy Marley, Inc. (GMI), hereafter referred to as the “Permittee,”  for the storage, treatment, and disposal of hazardous waste at their facility in southeastern New Mexico on approximately 480 acres of land in Chaves County.  The Permit addresses requirements for the storage of hazardous wastes at three units; a drum-handling unit, a roll-off container unit, and liquid waste storage tanks, the treat of hazardous waste at two units; treatment tanks and surface impoundments, and the disposal of hazardous waste in a double-lined hazardous waste landfill with a capacity of 553,200 cubic yards and covering approximately 35 acres.  The TP Permit is the only permit for a commercial hazardous waste disposal facility in New Mexico.  The Permit specifies that it shall be effective for a term of ten years.  The hazardous waste portion of the Triassic Park Waste Disposal Facility has not yet been constructed.


News


January 2017 - Fact Sheet revised - NMED is issuing a revised Fact Sheet for the draft permit for Triassic Park.

Fact Sheet (January 2017) - English

enero de 2017 - Hoja Informativa revisado - NMED está emitiendo una hoja informativa revisada para el permiso de proyecto para el Triassic Park.

Hoja Informativa (enero de 2017) - Español


January 2017 - Public comments received during the NMED public comment period which occurred June 15, 2016 and extended through January 20, 2017.


November 17, 2016 - Public Comment Period Second Extension - NMED has issued a public notice extending the public comment and request for public hearing on the draft Permit.  The public comment period began on June 15, 2016, was extended initially to November 18, 2016.  The public comment period has been extended to 5:00 PM MST, January 20, 2016See June 15, 2016 below for the fact sheet, draft permit, the inititial public notice and below to August 12, 2016 for the extension of public comment period.

Public Notice extending comment period - English

11 de novembre de 2016 - Segunda ampliación período de comentario público - NMED ha publicado un aviso público extendiendo el comentario público y solicitud de audiencia pública sobre el proyecto de permiso. El período de comentario público inició el 15 de junio de 2016, se extendió inicialmente a 18 de noviembre de 2016.  El período de comentarios públicos se ha ampliado a 5:00 PM MST, 20 de enero de 2016.  Ver 15 de junio de 2016 a continuación de la ficha técnica, permiso de proyecto, el público inititial aviso y por debajo a 12 de agosto de 2016 para la extensión del público comentar período.

Aviso Público extiende periodo de comentarios - Español


October 22, 2016 - Public Meeting - NMED hosted a public meeting at the Holiday Inn located at 3620 North Main Street, Roswell, New Mexico.  The presentation can be viewed by clicking here.

22 de octubre de 2016 - sesión pública - NMED celebró una reunión pública en el Holiday Inn ubicado a 3620 North Main Street, Roswell, Nuevo México.  La presentación puede verse pinchando aquí.


September 23, 2016 - Notice of Public Meeting - NMED has issued a notice regarding the upcoming public informational meeting on the draft Permit.  The public meeting will occur on October 22, 2016 at 1:00 pm at the Holiday Inn located at 3620 North Main Street, Roswell, New Mexico.  Also see the August 12, 2016 and the June 15, 2016 below regarding the extenstion of the public comment period, the fact sheet, draft permit and the inititial public notice.

Notice of Public Meeting - English

23 de septiembre de 2016 NMED aviso de sesión pública - ha emitido un aviso sobre la próxima reunión pública informativa sobre el proyecto de permiso. La reunión pública se producirá el 22 de octubre de 2016 a 13:00 en el Holiday Inn ubicado a 3620 North Main Street, Roswell, Nuevo México. Véase también el 12 de agosto de 2016 y el 15 de junio de 2016 a continuación sobre el extenstion del período de comentarios públicos, la ficha técnica, permiso propuesto y el aviso público de inititial.

Aviso de sesión pública - Español


August 12, 2016 - Public Comment Period Extended - NMED has issued a public notice extending the public comment and request for public hearing on the draft Permit.  The public comment period began on June 15, 2016 and is now being extended to 5:00 PM MST, November 18, 2016.  See June 15, 2016 below for the fact sheet, draft permit and the inititial public notice.

Public Notice extending comment period - English

12 de agosto de 2016 - prolongación del período de comentario público - NMED ha publicado un aviso público extendiendo el comentario público y solicitud de audiencia pública sobre el proyecto de permiso. El período de comentario público comenzó el 15 de junio de 2016 y ahora se amplía a 5:00 PM MST, 18 de noviembre de 2016. Ver 15 de junio de 2016 a continuación la ficha técnica, permiso de proyecto y el aviso público de inititial.

Aviso Público extiende periodo de comentarios - Español


June 15, 2016 - Draft Permit Public Comment Period - NMED has issued a public notice for public comment and request for public hearing on the draft Permit.  The public comment period began on June 15, 2016.

Public Notice - English

15 de junio de 2016 - proyecto permiso público periodo de comentario - NMED ha publicado un aviso público para comentarios del público y solicitud de audiencia pública sobre el proyecto de permiso. El período de comentario público comenzó el 15 de junio de 2016.

Aviso Público - Español

Fact Sheet - English

Hoja Informative - Español

Administrative Record Index

         Administrative Record

Draft Permit Parts 1 through 10

Attachment A - General Facility Description and Information

Attachment B - Procedures to Prevent Hazards

Attachment C - Contingency Plan
        C1 Emergency Equipment
        C2 Emergency Coordinators
        C3 Coordinating Agreements
        C4 Evacuation Plans

Attachment D - Inspection Procedures
        D1 Inspection Schedules and Checklists

Attachment E - Personnel Training

Attachment F - Waste Analysis Plan
        F1 Rationale for Analytical Parameter Selection
        F2 Example Waste Profile Form
        F3 Example Chain-of-Custody Form
        F4 Waste Characterization Using Acceptable Knowledge

Attachment G - Air Quality

Attachment H - Listing of HWMUs, SWMUs and AOCs

Attachment I - Vadose Zone Monitoring System Work Plan

Attachment J - Action Leakage Rate and Response Action Plan

Attachment K - Reserved

Attachment L - Engineering Report
        L5 - Precipitation Calculation

Attachment M - Construction Quality Assurance Plan

Attachment N - Operations and Maintenance Plan

Attachment O - Closure Plan
         O1 Compliance Schedules for Closure
         O2 Financial Assurance for Closure

Attachment P - Post-Closure Care Plan
         P1 Financial Assurance for Post-Closure Care

Attachment Q - Statistics for Release Determination

Attachment R - Action Levels for Corrective Action


July 5, 2013 - The Permittee submitted a revised permit application to address deficiencies in the NMED Febraury 5, 2013 Notice Disapproval Letter.


July 5, 2013 - NMED approved the request for an extension to respond to the NMED Disapproval Letter


July 2, 2013 - The Permittee requested an extension to respond to the NMED Disapproval Letter


February 5, 2013 - NMED issued a Disapproval Letter to the Permittee on the Part A and B Renewal Application.


May 17, 2012 - NMED determined the application to be administratively complete.


April 30, 2012 - The Permittee submitted a revised permit application to address deficiencies in the NMED Notice of Administrative Incompleteness letter.


March 14, 2012 - NMED issued a letter to the Permittee indicating that the permit application was determined to be administratively incomplete.


November 29, 2011 - NMED today notifies the public via a mail-out and publication in major local newspapers that the October 17, 2011 hazardous waste permit renewal application (see below) has been submitted to the NMED and that it is available for public review. See the public notice by clicking here. The notice explains that no action or decision is proposed by NMED at this time regarding the permit renewal application.


October 17, 2011 - The Permittee submitted to the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) a hazardous waste permit renewal application for the Triassic Park Waste Disposal Facility.  The renewal application proposes a significantly scaled back facility, retaining the ability to dispose of hazardous waste in the landfill.  The application does not propose the ability to store or treat hazardous wastes.   See the permit renewal application by clicking here.


Triassic Park Hazardous Waste Facility Permit (March 2002)

     Permit Parts 1 through 10

     Part 1 - General Permit Conditions

     Part 2 - General Facility Conditions

     Part 3 - Storage in Containers

     Part 4 - Storage and Treatment in Tanks

     Part 5 - Treatment in Surface Impoundment

     Part 6 - Disposal in the Landfill

     Part 7 - Vadose Zone Monitoring

     Part 8 - Closure and Post-Closure Care

     Part 9 - Corrective Action for Regulated Units

     Part 10 - Corrective Action for Solid Waste Management Units

     Permit Attachments

     A General Facility Description and Information

     B Procedures to Prevent Hazards

     C Contingency Plan
        C1 Emergency Equipment
        C2 Emergency Coordinators
        C3 Cooperating Local Authorities
        C4 Evacuation Plans

     D Inspection Procedures
        D1 Inspection Schedules and Checklists

     E Personnel Training

     F Waste Analysis Plan
        F1 Rationale for Analytical Parameter Selection
        F2 Example Waste Profile Form
        F3 Example Chain-of-Custody Form
        F4 Waste Characterization Using Acceptable Knowledge

     G Air Quality

     H Ground Water Monitoring Waiver Request and Approval

     I Vadose Zone Monitoring System Work Plan

     J Action Leakage Rate and Response Action Plan

     K Permit Application - Part A

     L Engineering Report
         L1 Engineering Drawings
         L2 Specifications for Landfill, Surface Impoundment and Associated                                Facilities Liner and Cover System Construction
         L3 Tank Integrity Assessment Certification

     M Construction Quality Assurance Plan

     N Operations and Maintenance Plan

     O Closure Plan
         O1 Compliance Schedules for Closure
         O2 Financial Assurance for Closure

     P Post-Closure Care Plan
          P1 Financial Assurance for Post-Closure Care

     Q Statistics for Release Determination

     R Facility Work Plan Outline

     S RCRA Facility Investigation - Scope of Work

     T Corrective Measures Study - Scope of Work

     U Action Levels for Corrective Action
         U1 Background Concentrations for Soil
         U2 Vadose Zone Baseline Concentrations for Non- Leachates
         U3 Background Concentrations for Ground Water

    V Vadose Zone Monitoring Indicator Parameters

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