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PUBLIC NOTICE REQUIREMENTS FOR DISCHARGE PERMITS

Effective January 1, 2015, the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) will no longer provide the public notice materials required by Section 3108 of 20.6.2 NMAC.    It shall be the responsibility of the applicant to comply with the public notice requirements specified in Section 3108.  NMED will provide the approved language for the notices.

For new and modification applications, a sign 2 x 3 feet in size (or multiple signs) must be posted  at or near the facility in a conspicuous location approved by NMED for a period of 30 days.

Please direct any questions to Lochlin Farrell, Data Steward for the Ground Water Quality Bureau, at (505) 827-2905 or lochlin.farrell@state.nm.us.

20.6.2 NMAC can be found at:  http://164.64.110.239/nmac/parts/title20/20.006.0002.htm

 

 

Public Hearings / Audiencia Pública

Freeport-McMoRan Chino Mines Company - DP-181 - Continental Mine

The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) will hold a public hearing beginning at 9:00 a.m. on March 29, 2018, and continuing to March 30, 2018 as needed, at the Small Event Room, Grant County Veterans Memorial Business & Conference Center, 3031 Highway 180 East, Silver City, New Mexico. The hearing will consider the proposed ground water discharge permit (Discharge Permit or DP-181) prepared in response to a discharge plan submitted by Freeport-McMoRan Chino Mines Company (Chino or Permittee) for the Continental Mine. The Hearing Officer will provide opportunities for general oral statements or non-technical testimony from members of the public before the conclusion of the hearing, including during evening hours until 7:00 PM Thursday, March 29, 2018.

El Departamento del Medio Ambiente de Nuevo México (NMED por su sigla en inglés) celebrará una audiencia pública a partir de las 9:00 de la mañana del 29 de marzo de 2018, y que continuará el 30 de marzo de 2018 según sea necesario, en la Sala “Small Event Room” del Edificio “Veterans Memorial Business & Conference Center” del condado de Grant, ubicado en 3031 de la Carretera 180 Este, Silver City, Nuevo México. La audiencia considerará el permiso de descarga en aguas subterráneas propuesto (Permiso de Descarga o DP-181) preparado en respuesta a un plan de descarga presentado por Freeport-McMoRan Chino Mines Company (Chino o Permisionario) para la Mina Continental. El Funcionario de Audiencias dará oportunidades a los asistentes del público para presentar declaraciones orales generales o testimonio que no sea de carácter técnico ante de la conclusión de la audiencia, incluso hasta las 7:00 de la tarde del jueves 29 de marzo de 2018.

Notice of Public Hearing (English)

Aviso de Audiencia Pública (Español)

DP-181 Draft Permit


United States Department of Energy and Los Alamos National Security, LLC - DP-1132 - Radioactive Liquid Waste Treatment Facility

The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) will hold a public hearing beginning at 9:00 a.m. on April 19, 2018, and continuing on as needed, at the Fuller Lodge Art Center, Pajarito Room, located at 2132 Central Avenue, in Los Alamos, New Mexico. This hearing is being held in lieu of the public hearing previously scheduled for January 17, 2018. The hearing will consider the proposed ground water discharge permit (Discharge Permit or DP-1132) prepared in response to a discharge plan submitted by the United States Department of Energy and Los Alamos National Security, LLC (DOE/LANS or Applicants). The Hearing Officer will provide opportunities for general oral statements or non-technical testimony from members of the public before the conclusion of the hearing.

El Departamento del Medio Ambiente de Nuevo México (NMED por su sigla en inglés) celebrará una audiencia pública que comenzará a las 9:00 de la mañana del 19 de abril de 2018, y que continuará como sea necesario, en el auditorio ubicado en la Sala Pajarito del Centro de Arte Fuller Lodge, cuya dirección es 2132 Central Avenue, Los Álamos, Nuevo México. Esta audiencia se llevará a cabo en lugar de la audiencia pública previamente programada para el 17 de enero de 2018. La audiencia considerará el permiso de descarga en aguas subterráneas propuesto (Permiso de Descarga o DP-1132), preparado en respuesta a un plan de descarga presentado por el Departamento de Energía de Estados Unidos y Los Alamos National Security, LLC (DOE/LANS o Solicitantes). El Funcionario de Audiencias dará oportunidades a los asistentes del público para presentar declaraciones orales generales o testimonio que no sea de carácter técnico antes de la conclusión de la audiencia.

Notice of Public Hearing - Schedule and Location Change (English)

Aviso de Audiencia Pública - Cambio de Programa y Ubicación (Español)

DP-1132 Draft Permit


             Hearing Before the Water Quality Control Commission

The New Mexico Water Quality Control Commission (WQCC) will hold a public hearing on January 9, 2018, in Mabry Hall of the Jerry Apodaca Education Building, located at 300 Don Gaspar, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501. The public hearing will address the facilities referenced below and will begin immediately following the Commission’s regular business meeting, which starts at 9:00 AM.

La Comisión de Nuevo México para el Control de la Calidad del Agua (WQCC por su sigla en inglés) celebrará una audiencia pública el 9 de enero de 2018, en la sala Mabry Hall del edificio de educación Jerry Apodaca, que está ubicado en 300 Don Gaspar, Santa Fe, Nuevo México 87501. La audiencia pública comenzará inmediatamente después de la reunión regular de la Comisión, que comienza a las 9 de la mañana. La audiencia pública abordará las instalaciones a las que se hace referencia abajo.

 

Creekside Dairy - WQCC 17-07 (A)

Notice of Public Hearing (English)

Aviso de Audiencia Pública (Español)

 

Rockhill Dairy - WQCC 17-08 (A)

Notice of Public Hearing (English)

Aviso de Audiencia Pública (Español)

 

La Vista Del Canyon Mobile Home Park - WQCC 17-09 (A)

Notice of Public Hearing (English)

Aviso de Audiencia Pública (Español)

 

Public Notice 1 for Discharge Permits (PN-1) published on or before:

January 19, 2018

October 20, 2017

September 22, 2017

August 4, 2017

June 22, 2017

May 16, 2017

April 7, 2017

February 10, 2017

January 6, 2017

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Public Notice 2 for Discharge Permits (PN-2) published on or before:

February 2, 2018

December 15, 2017

November 17, 2017

17 de noviembre de 2017 (Traducción en español)

November 9, 2017

October 6, 2017

September 1, 2017

1 de septiembre de 2017 (Traducción en español)

August 25, 2017

July 21, 2017

June 9, 2017

May 5, 2017

April 10, 2017

March 31, 2017

March 9, 2017

March 3, 2017

February 3, 2017

January 13, 2017

January 6, 2017

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Public Notice (Abatement Plans)

 

Laun-Dry Stage 2 Abatement Plan Public Meeting
May 25, 2017 ~ 5:30 p.m.

Laun-dry Supply Company (Laun-dry) and the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) will be hosting a public meeting to provide information about the contaminated groundwater and the cleanup plan that Laun-dry has proposed for the Laun-dry Site located at 1503 12th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM.  The public meeting will begin with a poster session at 5:30 pm followed by the meeting at 6:00 pm on Wednesday evening, May 25, 2017 in the Community Room of Sawmill Lofts in Albuquerque, NM.

The Community Room of Sawmill Lofts is located at 1801 Bellamah Ave. NW in Albuquerque, NM. 

Laun-Dry Stage 2 Abatement Plan

Public Notice (Voluntary Remediation)

Mt. Chalchihuitl & Cerrillos Gravel Products

Notice is hereby given pursuant to 20.6.3.300.B NMAC that a Voluntary Remediation Agreement has been proposed between Santa Fe County and the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) for a property located within the Cerrillos Hills Mining District. The agreement proposes to excavate, consolidate, and cap impacted soils and restrict access to prospector pits with fencing and posted information All identified open boreholes and monitoring wells will be secured per New Mexico Office of the State Engineer regulation.  Potential contaminants include heavy metals, cyanide, and high explosives in surface and subsurface soils and groundwater. Deadline for public comment is November 20, 2017.


Arnie's Cleaners

Notice is hereby given pursuant to 20.6.3.300.B NMAC that a Voluntary Remediation Agreement has been proposed between Moon Investments, LLC and the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) for Arnie’s Cleaners located at 8217 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque. The agreement proposes actions to characterize and remediate contamination in soil, soil vapor, and indoor air. Potential contaminants include chlorinated solvents, specifically tetrachloroethene (PCE), trichloroethene (TCE), dichloroethene (DCE), and vinyl chloride (VC). Deadline for public comment is February 15, 2018.

Public Meetings

Former Bluewater and Homestake Uranium Mills Public Meeting
September 14, 2017 ~ 7:00 p.m.

The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) will hold a public meeting on September 14, 2017, at the Cibola County Building, located at 515 West High Street, Grants, NM 87020.   The public meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m. to discuss a prohibition on the drilling of new, replacement, and supplemental water wells within a restricted area.  The proposed area of prohibition is in the vicinity of the former Bluewater and Homestake uranium mill sites.  Representatives from NMED, the New Mexico Office of the State Engineer, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Energy, and Homestake Mining Company of California will be present at the meeting to answer questions. 

Meeting Announcement (English)

Meeting Announcement (Español)

Prohibition Alluvial Boundary

Prohibition Chinle Boundary

Prohibition SAG Boundary


USA Beef - DP-1851

The Roswell-Chaves County Economic Development Corporation and USA Beef will be hosting a meeting on Wednesday, May 24 at 5 p.m. for a presentation with time to answer questions regarding their facility. NMED will be in attendance to answer questions regarding the proposed discharge plan approval (DP-1851). Representatives from the USDA will also be on hand for questions.

The meeting will be held at 220 N. Main Street, Roswell, NM 88201.

Meeting Announcement

Public Announcements

San Mateo Creek Health Advisory - (well health advisory)

Agreement between NMED and Homestake Mining Company

Public Notices for Permitting

None at this time

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