New Mexico
Environment Department

Contact Information:
(505) 827-2855 MAIN // 1-800-219-6157 (toll free)
Environmental Emergencies:
505-827-9329 (24 hrs)

News Releases

For news release inquiries contact:

New Mexico Environment Department
Public Information Officer

Maddy Hayden

Office: (505) 827-0314
Mobile: (505) 231-8800
Email: maddy.hayden@state.nm.us

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Nov 21, 2019

Climate Change Task Force report to Governor released

Nov 08, 2019

Agreement marks first major step toward remediating legacy uranium mining contamination at San Mateo Creek Basin

El acuerdo marca el primer paso importante hacia la remediación de la contaminación minera de uranio heredada en San Mateo Creek Basin

Nov 04, 2019

Environment Department issues Notices of Violation to two Permian Basin oil and gas producers for air quality regulatory violations

El Departamento de Medio Ambiente emite avisos de infracción a dos productores de petróleo y gas de la Cuenca Pérmica por infracciones regulatorias de la calidad del aire

Oct 31, 2019

Environment Department releases map displaying non-compliant liquid waste system operators in the Permian Basin 

El Departamento de Medio Ambiente publica un mapa que muestra a los operadores de sistemas de residuos líquidos no conformes en la Cuenca Pérmica

Oct 29, 2019

Environment Department reaches settlement with Albuquerque facility over hazardous waste violations

El Departamento de Medio Ambiente llega a un acuerdo con las instalaciones de Albuquerque por violaciones de residuos peligrosos

Oct 25, 2019

Public meetings on proposed hemp rule begin Tuesday

Las reuniones públicas sobre la norma propuesta de hemp comienzan el martes

NMED comments on EPA NSPS proposed ruleGov. Lujan Grisham, NMED to EPA: Proposed rollbacks of oil and gas regulations violate state rights, endanger public health

Gobernadora Lujan Grisham, NMED a EPA: Las reversiones propuestas de las regulaciones de petróleo y gas violan los derechos del estado, ponen en peligro la salud pública

Oct 18, 2019

Four Corners Air Quality Group to meet in Durango

El Grupo de Calidad del Aire de Four Corners se reunirá en Durango

Oct 15, 2019

 Newly posted data reveals opportunities to cut industry emissions

Los datos publicados recientemente revelan oportunidades para reducir las emisiones de la industria

Oct 10, 2019

 Environment Department monitoring effects of Colorado mine spill

El Departamento de Medio Ambiente monitorea los efectos de la descarga de la mina de Colorado

Oct 09, 2019

Some food products recalled due to possible Listeria contamination

Retirada del mercado de algunos productos alimenticios debido a la posible contaminación por Listeria

Environment Department confirms lifting of “boil water advisory” for Mountain Orchard MDWCA in Otero County

El Departamento de Medio Ambiente confirma que se cancela el “Aviso de Hervir el Agua” para Mountain Orchard MDWCA en el condado de Otero

Oct 04, 2019

Environment Department reviewing Stage 1 Abatement Plan to investigate groundwater contamination at a former RV park

El Departamento de Medio Ambiente revisa el Plan de Reducción de Etapa 1 para investigar la contaminación del agua subterránea en un antiguo parque de vehículos recreativos

Sep 27, 2019

NMED seeks appointees for Recycling and Illegal Dumping Alliance

NMED busca personas designadas para la Alianza de Reciclaje y Vertido Ilegal

Sep 26, 2019

New Mexico Environment Department issues citations and penalties to City of Santa Fe for safety violations resulting in April death of worker

El Departamento de Medio Ambiente de Nuevo México emite citaciones y sanciones a la Ciudad de Santa Fe por violaciones de seguridad que resultaron en la muerte de un trabajador en abril

Sep 25, 2019

Environment Department confirms “boil water advisory” required for Mountain Orchard MDWCA in Otero County

El Departamento de Medio Ambiente confirma que es necesario el “Aviso de Hervir el Agua” para Mountain Orchard MDWCA en el condado de Otero

NMED and DOH to offer 200 free domestic water well tests in Grant County this weekend

NMED y DOH ofrecerán este fin de semana pruebas gratuitas para pozos de agua doméstica en el condado de Grant

Sep 12, 2019

Consortium formed by New Mexico State University, Environment Department to lead nation in filling scientific gaps in produced water treatment | Memorandum of Understanding

Consorcio liderado por la Universidad Estatal de Nuevo México, El Departamento de Medio Ambiente liderará la nación en llenar vacíos científicos en el tratamiento del agua producida

State launching statewide produced water outreach efforts

El Estado lanza esfuerzos de divulgación sobre agua producida en todo el estado

Sep 11, 2019

NMED and DOH to offer 200 free domestic water well tests in Taos, Angel Fire this weekend

NMED y DOH ofrecerán este fin de semana pruebas gratuitas para pozos de agua doméstica en los condados de Colfax y Taos

Sep 05, 2019

Environment Department starting public outreach on Ozone Attainment Initiative

El Departamento de Medio Ambiente inicia la divulgación pública sobre la Iniciativa para el Logro del Ozono

Aug 29, 2019

Environment Department approves Stage 1 Abatement Plan to investigate groundwater contamination at former power generating station

El Departamento de Medio Ambiente aprueba la Etapa 1 de un Plan de Mitigación para investigar la contaminación de las aguas subterráneas en la antigua estación generadora de energía

Aug 23, 2019

Environment Department seeking information about illegal dumping

Aug 07, 2019

Environment Department reviewing Stage 1 Abatement Plan to investigate groundwater contamination at bulk fuel facility

El Departamento de Medio Ambiente revisa la Etapa 1 del Plan de Remediación para investigar la contaminación del agua subterránea en la instalacion de combustible a granel

Aug 02, 2019

NMED and DOH to offer 150 free domestic water well tests in San Juan County this weekend

NMED y DOH ofrecerán este fin de semana 150 análisis gratuitos para agua de pozos domésticos en el condado de San Juan

Aug 01, 2019

Hemp emergency rule goes into effect

La norma de emergencia de hemp entra en vigor

Jul 24, 2019

State files preliminary injunction against Air Force to compel it to address PFAS contamination

El Estado presenta una orden preliminar contra la Fuerza Aérea para obligarla a abordar la contaminación por PFAS

Jul 23, 2019

State agencies extend stakeholder engagement on oil and gas methane regulatory strategy

Las agencias estatales extienden la participación de las partes interesadas en la estrategia regulatoria del metano

Jul 15, 2019

Application period opens for Volkswagen settlement funding

Se abre un plazo de solicitud para la financiación del acuerdo de Volkswagen

Jul 11, 2019

New Mexico Environment Department to hold informational meetings ahead of hemp rulemaking process

El Departamento de Medio Ambiente de Nuevo México celebrará reuniones informativas antes del proceso de reglamentación del hemp

Jul 09, 2019

New Mexico signs onto U.S. Climate Alliance’s Clean Car Promise
Nuevo México firma la Promesa de Vehículos Limpios de la Alianza Climática de los Estados Unidos

Jun 27, 2019

New Mexico Environment Department to host Los Alamos public meeting

El Departamento de Medio Ambiente de Nuevo México será el anfitrión de la reunión pública en Los Alamos

Jun 24, 2019

Department of Health, Environment Department Issue Smoke Advisory for Potential Impacts in Lincoln County, New Mexico on Monday Night and Tuesday Morning

Jun 21, 2019

Department of Health, Environment Department Issue Smoke Advisory for Potential Impacts to Central and Northeast New Mexico Friday Night and Saturday Morning  Español

Jun 07, 2019

State agencies begin stakeholder process on methane regulatory strategy  Español

May 30, 2019

Public comment period opens for Volkswagen settlement guidelines   Español

May 09, 2019

NMED and DOH to offer 200 free domestic water well tests in Rio Arriba County this weekend  Español

May 01, 2019

NMED confirms “Boil Water Advisory” required for Rutheron Mutual Water Association in Rio Arriba County  Español

Apr 25, 2019

NMED and DOH to offer free domestic water well tests in Doña Ana County this weekend Español

Apr 24, 2019

NMED conducts air quality inspection sweep in Permian Basin  Español

Apr 11, 2019

NMED and DOH to offer 200 free domestic water well tests in Socorro County this weekend  Español

Apr 03, 2019

Recent testing indicates no exceedances of federal health advisory levels for PFAS in Cannon Air Force Base drinking water  Español

Mar 26, 2019

New interactive map shows methane emissions from oil and gas industry  Español

Water, communities safe after recent Gold King Mine release  Español

Mar 21, 2019

Environment Department seeks to withdraw from Waters of the U.S. lawsuit  Español

Mar 20, 2019

NMED and DOH to offer 200 free domestic water well tests in Guadalupe County this weekend  Español

Mar 15, 2019

Gold King Mine wastewater treatment facility fails

Mar 14, 2019

Environment Department issues Notice of Violation to San Juan oil and gas producer for Air Quality Control Act violations   Notice of Violation

Mar 11, 2019

Application period open for Clean Water State Revolving Loan Fund

Mar 08, 2019

Kirtland Strategic Plan draft open for public comment Español

Mar 05, 2019

State sues Air Force over PFAS contamination at Cannon, Holloman Complaint Español

Mar 01, 2019

Case against EPA, contractors, mining companies responsible for Gold King Mine spill to move forward Español

Feb 28, 2019

NMED and DOH to offer 200 free domestic water well tests in Lea County this weekend Español

Feb 20, 2019

Application period open for RAID funds

Feb 18, 2019

 James C. Kenney confirmed by Senate as New Mexico Environment Secretary  Español

Feb 06, 2019

Environment Department moves to hold Air Force accountable for groundwater contamination at Holloman Air Force Base Spanish Holloman Notice of Violation

Feb 01, 2019

Gov. Lujan Grisham signs executive order committing New Mexico to essential climate change action

Jan 02, 2019

Environment Department to Review Proposed Investigation to Characterize Groundwater and Soil Contamination at the former Karler Meat Packing Facility    Spanish

These historical documents may and likely will have links and contact information that are incorrect.

Dec 21, 2018

Gasoline Pipeline Release Near Anthony, N.M. Has Been Contained

Dec 05, 2018

New Mexico Environment Department Approves Funding for Seven Projects Related to Volkswagen Settlement Allocation

Dec 04, 2018

NMED Issues Notice of Violation to USAF for Groundwater Contamination

Nov 20, 2018

NM Environment Department Confirms Lifting of “Boil Water Advisory” for Vallecitos MDWCA in Rio Arriba

Oct 18, 2018

NMED and DOH to Offer 200 Free Domestic Water Well Testing in Rio Arriba County This Weekend

Four Corners Air Quality Group to host meeting in Farmington

Environment Department Confirms Lifting of “Boil Water Advisory” for Aspendale Camp in Otero County

Oct 16, 2018

Cannon Air Force Base Groundwater Contamination: Per- and Poly-Fluoroalkyl Substances Detected in Cannon Air Force Base Groundwater

Sep 28, 2018

Environment Department Confirms “Boil Water Advisory” Required for Aspendale Camp in Otero County

New Mexico Environment Department Awards APS Grant Funding through DERA

Sep 01, 2018

Environment Department Confirms “Boil Water Advisory” Required for El Vadito de los Cerrillos Water Association in Santa Fe County

Aug 23, 2018

NMED and DOH to Offer Free Domestic Water Well Testing in Mora County This Weekend

Aug 17, 2018

Environment Department Confirms “Boil Water Advisory” Required for Hummingbird Music Camp in Sandoval County

Aug 10, 2018

NM Environment & Health Bring 200 Free Water Tests to Colfax County Private Well Owners

Aug 06, 2018

NMED Seeks Appointees for Recycling and Illegal Dumping Alliance

Jul 25, 2018

Environment Department Confirms Lifting of “Boil Water Advisory” for Grenville Water System in Union County

REVISED PETROLEUM STORAGE TANK REGULATIONS TOOK EFFECT JULY 24

Environment Department Confirms “Boil Water Advisory” Required for Grenville Water System in Union County

Jul 21, 2018

Environment Department Confirms Lifting of “Boil Water Advisory” for San Antonio MDWCA in Socorro County

Jul 17, 2018

NMED Issues “Precautionary Boil Water Advisory” for San Antonio MDWCA in Socorro County

Jun 29, 2018

 NMED Accepting Applications for Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Funding

Jun 05, 2018

 Air Quality Monitoring for Potential Impacts to Areas of Northern NM

Mar 21, 2018

Public Meeting Tomorrow to Discuss KAFB Bulk Fuels Facility Leak

Mar 16, 2018

NM Environment & Health Bring 200 Free Water Tests to Santa Fe County’s Private Well Owners Tomorrow 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Mar 09, 2018

NM Environment & Health Bring 200 Free Water Tests to Santa Fe County’s Private Well Owners on Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Feb 23, 2018

Notice of Public Comment Period and Opportunity to Request a Public Hearing on a Draft Hazardous Waste Permit Modification for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

Feb 15, 2018

NM Environment Dept. Now Accepting Grant Applications for Scrap Tire, Illegal Dumping, and Recycling

Feb 14, 2018

NM Environment Department Secretary Tongate & NM Attorney General Balderas Statement Regarding Lawsuits against Gold King Mine Contractor Ruling

Feb 09, 2018

NM Environment Dept. & Dept. of Transportation Alert Doña Ana and Luna County Residents of Risks Associated with Dust Storms   Spanish language dust advisory news release for Dona Ana County

Jan 24, 2018

Environment Department Confirms Lifting of “Boil Water Advisory” for Cochiti Elementary School in Sandoval County

Jan 12, 2018

NM Environment Department Extends Implementation Deadline for Food Handler Cards on Behalf of Permitted Food Establishments

Environment Department Confirms “Boil Water Advisory” Required for Cochiti Elementary School in Sandoval County

NMED’s Technical & Regulatory Review of Kirtland AFB’s RCRA Facility Investigation (RFI) Nears Completion

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Dec 18, 2017

Notice of January 16, 2018 Public Meeting on Annual Plan for Cleanup of Los Alamos National Laboratory Legacy Waste

Dec 04, 2017

NM Environment Department Confirms “Boil Water Advisory” Required for Bug Scuffle Sportsman’s Ranch in Otero County

Nov 22, 2017

NM Environment Dept. & Gold King Mine Citizens’ Group Meet Monday

Nov 21, 2017

NM Environment Department Confirms Lifting of “Boil Water Advisory” for Harvest Gold Subdivision–Now Part of Customer-Owned Apple Orchard System

Nov 16, 2017

Public Meeting Wednesday, Nov. 29 Seeking Public Comment on Draft Restoration Plan for Environmental Damage at Chevron/Questa Site

Oct 19, 2017

NM Environment & Health Bring 200 Free Water Tests to Private Well Owners from Peñasco, Picuris Pueblo, and Taos County on Saturday

Oct 17, 2017

NM Environment Department Confirms “Boil Water Advisory” Required for Cañada de Los Alamos MDWCA in Santa Fe County

Environment Department Confirms Lifting of “Boil Water Advisory” for Mora Inn & RV Park in Mora County

Oct 10, 2017

NM Environment Department Confirms “Boil Water Advisory” Issued by Mora Inn and RV Park Water System

Oct 03, 2017

Environment Department Confirms Lifting of “Boil Water Advisory” for Chaco Culture National Historic Park in San Juan County

Sep 29, 2017

NM Environment & Health Bring 200 Free Water Tests to Luna County’s Private Well Owners on Saturday

Sep 23, 2017

Environment Department Confirms Lifting of “Boil Water Advisory” for Artesia Municipal Water System and Morningside Water Users Cooperative in Eddy County

Sep 21, 2017

NM Environment Dept. & Gold King Mine Citizens’ Group Meets Monday

Sep 16, 2017

NM Environment Department Confirms Artesia Municipal Water System & Morningside Water Users Cooperative to Issue “Boil Water Advisory”

Sep 14, 2017

NM Environment Department Confirms “Boil Water Advisory” to be Issued by Chaco Culture National Historic Parks Water System

Aug 23, 2017

NMED Confirms Santa Fe County-West Sector Water is Lifting Precautionary “Boil Water Advisory”

NMED Confirms SF County-West Sector Water’s Issuance of Precautionary “Boil Water Advisory”

Aug 19, 2017

200 Free Water Tests for Lincoln County/Ruidoso Area Private Well Owners Provided by State Environment and Health Depts.

Aug 14, 2017

NM Environment Department Releases “Boil Water Advisory” for Vallecitos MDWCA Water System

Aug 07, 2017

Public Meeting Sept. 28 to Discuss KAFB Bulk Fuels Facility’s Risk Assessment

Aug 04, 2017

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Investigation Report – Bulk Fuels Facility Spill

Jul 27, 2017

NMED Hosts Six Public Meetings Statewide to Discuss $18M in Volkswagen Settlement Funds

Jul 24, 2017

Environment Department Lifts “Boil Water Advisory” for Artesia Municipal Water System and Morningside Water Users Cooperative in Eddy County

$18M in Volkswagen Smog Device Software Settlement Funds to be Administered by NM Environment Department

Jul 15, 2017

Environment Department Issues “Boil Water Advisory” for Artesia Municipal Water System and Morningside Water Users Cooperative

Jun 30, 2017

 Free Water Tests for Pojoaque Basin Well Owners Offered by Santa Fe County, NM Environment & Health Departments

Jun 14, 2017

 Environment and Health Departments Issue Smoke Advisory for Potential Impacts to Northern New Mexico

May 19, 2017

State Environment Department Announces Air Quality Compliance Assessment Program for Small Businesses

May 18, 2017

Gold King Mine Spill Citizens’ Advisory Committee Meeting on Monday

May 12, 2017

Additional Funds from $5.5M Settlement to be Disbursed for New Mexico’s Environmental Restoration

May 11, 2017

NM Departments of Environment and Health Bring 100 Free Water Tests to Sierra County’s Private Well Owners on Saturday

Apr 20, 2017

Scrap Tire, Illegal Dumping, and Recycling Grant Applications Now Being Accepted

NMED Seeks Appointees for Recycling and Illegal Dumping Alliance

State Environment Department Alerts Doña Ana and Luna County Residents of Risks Associated with Dust Storms

Mar 24, 2017

Gold King Mine Spill Citizens’ Advisory Committee Meeting on Monday

Mar 07, 2017

Environment and Health Departments Issue Smoke Advisory for Potential Impacts to Eastern New Mexico

NM Departments of Environment and Health Bring 200 Free Water Tests to Otero County’s Private Well Owners on Friday and Saturday

Feb 21, 2017

New Mexico State Senate Unanimously Confirms Butch Tongate as Secretary of New Mexico Environment Department

Feb 16, 2017

New Mexico Environment Department Strengthens Food Safety Food Rules

Jan 20, 2017

Safe Drinking Water Service Restored at Questa

Jan 09, 2017

NM Environment Department’s Timeline of Oversight of WIPP Recovery

Jan 04, 2017

NM Environment Department to Ensure Safe Reopening at WIPP

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Dec 22, 2016

NM Environment Dept. Transmits Successful WIPP Inspection Results to U.S. Department of Energy-Carlsbad Field Office

Dec 14, 2016

NM Environment Department Completes Inspection of DOE’s Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in Carlsbad, NM

Nov 23, 2016

NMED Chief Scientist to Present on 2015-16 Environmental Monitoring Results of Gold King Mine Spill

Nov 17, 2016

Four Corners Air Quality Group to Meet in Farmington Dec. 1st

Nov 15, 2016

Scrap Tire, Illegal Dumping, and Recycling Grant Applications Now Being Accepted – Municipalities, Pueblos, Counties, and Other Entities Eligible for Funds Totaling $800,000

Nov 03, 2016

Nov 16th Public Meeting on Annual Plan for Cleanup Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Legacy Waste At Fuller Lodge in Downtown Los Alamos–Facilitated by NMED with Content Provided by DOE’s Environmental Management Los Alamos Field Office

Oct 24, 2016

Tomorrow, Tuesday October 25; San Juan County – Citizens’ Meeting on Gold King Mine Spill & Claims for Damages  – Residents with Claims Encouraged to Come Forward for Information on How to Complete Claims Forms

Oct 14, 2016

Save the Date – Oct. 25, 2016;  San Juan County – Citizens’ Meeting on Gold King Mine Spill & Claims for Damages Discussion of How to Complete Claims Forms for Individuals and Businesses

Oct 11, 2016

  NM Departments of Environment and Health Bring 200 Free Water Tests to De Baca County’s Private Well Owners on Friday and Saturday  – Fort Sumner and Surrounding Area Friday and Saturday at the De Baca County Cooperative Extension Service

New Mexico Environment Department Concludes Investigation of Morningstar Water Supply and Fines Additional $162,000 – Investigation Launched in June Examined Accuracy of Reported Turbidity Data

Sep 29, 2016

NM Departments of Environment and Health Bring 200 Free Water Tests to Chaves County’s Private Well Owners this Friday and Saturday

Sep 27, 2016

New Mexico Environment Department Acts to Hold Harvest Gold Water System Accountable in Providing Clean and Safe Drinking Water

Sep 22, 2016

NMED Seeks Appointees for Recycling and Illegal Dumping Alliance by Sept. 30

Sep 21, 2016

Gold King Mine Spill Citizens’ Advisory Committee Meets Monday 9/26 to Discuss Agricultural Updates – Agricultural, Soil, and Sediment to be Discussed

News Correction: September 20, 2016 – Proposed Changes to Regulations on Water Pollutants – News Corrections

Sep 19, 2016

 NM Departments of Environment and Health Bring 250 Free Water Tests to Doña Ana County’s Private Well Owners this Friday and Saturday

Sep 12, 2016

Governor Susana Martinez Appoints Butch Tongate as Cabinet Secretary for the Environment Department

Sep 08, 2016

  NM Departments of Environment and Health Bring 200 Free Water Tests to Socorro County’s Private Well Owners on Friday Veguita and Surrounding Area—At the Veguita Senior Center

Sep 01, 2016

Boil Water Advisory Lifted for Animas Valley Water’s Morningstar Water System Harvest Gold Water System’s Boil Water Advisory Remains in Effect

Aug 19, 2016

Gold King Mine Spill Citizens’ Advisory Committee Meets Monday to Discuss Drinking WaterWater from Wells and Public Systems to be Discussed

Aug 10, 2016

$143 Million for Environmental Cleanup at Former Questa Mine in New Mexico – Chevron Mining’s Molybdenum Mine Is Now Closed & Designated a Superfund Site     *Updated 9/26/16  – EPA FACT SHEET Sept. 2016

Aug 04, 2016

Governor Susana Martinez to Highlight Efforts to Hold EPA Accountable for Gold King Mine Spill

Aug 01, 2016

NM Environment Department Lifts “Boil Water Advisory” for Yah-Ta-Hey Water and Sanitation District Water System in McKinley County

Jul 29, 2016

Governor Susana Martinez Announces Environment Department Secretary Ryan Flynn to Step Down

Jul 28, 2016

New Mexico’s Office of the Natural Resource Trustee’s Executive Director Rebecca de Neri Zagal to Retire

Jul 22, 2016

NM Departments of Environment and Health Bring 250 Free Water Tests to Rio Arriba County’s Private Well Owners on Tuesday

Environment Department Issues “Boil Water Advisory” for Yah-Ta-Hey Water & Sanitation District Water System

Jul 20, 2016

NM Environment Department’s Air Quality Bureau Eliminates Backlogged Enforcement Cases

Gold King Mine Spill Citizens’ Advisory Committee Meets Monday to Discuss SedimentGroup to Discuss Effects of Lead in Soils, EPA’s Gladstone Treatment Facility, and Spring Runoff

Jul 08, 2016

NM Environment Department Announces Drinking Water Safety Website for Morningstar and Harvest Gold Customers

Jun 30, 2016

Boil Water Advisory Continues for Customers of Morningstar and Harvest Gold Water Water Still Not Safe:  Continue Boiling Water Prior to Usage

Jun 24, 2016

Consent Order Governing Legacy Cleanup at Los Alamos Finalized

Environment Issues 2nd Emergency Order to Morningstar Water

Jun 23, 2016

New Mexico Sues Colorado in U.S. Supreme Court over Gold King Mine Spill and Historical Acid Mine Drainage

Jun 21, 2016

Gold King Mine Spill Citizens’ Advisory Committee Meeting Monday Group to Discuss Dept. of Game & Fish Information on Contaminant Concentrations

State and Federal Trustees to Extend Project Proposal Deadline to August 1 for Restoration of Natural Resources

Kirtland Plume Cleanup Progress To Be Discussed Wednesday at Albuquerque Water Authority

Jun 15, 2016

New Mexico Environment and Health Departments Issue Smoke Advisory    /   (5-3-1 Visibility Method Chart)

New Mexico Environment and Health Departments Issue Smoke Advisory

Jun 14, 2016

  New Mexico Demands Greater Scientific Integrity and Regulatory Honesty from EPA

Jun 03, 2016

Environment Department Issues “Boil Water Advisory” for Morningstar Water System  Users Are Urged to Boil Water Prior to Drinking

Environment Department Issues “Boil Water Advisory” for Harvest Gold Water System  Users Are Urged to Boil Water Prior to Drinking

Jun 02, 2016

Governor Susana Martinez Announces Safe Removal of Hazardous Material from Santa Fe Industrial Site Teamwork and Safety Guide the Removal Work that Occurred at No Cost to Taxpayers

May 27, 2016

Environment Department to Review Proposed Investigation to Characterize Groundwater and Vapor Contamination at Dry Cleaner

May 23, 2016

Suit against the EPA & Colorado Mine Owners in Response to the Gold King Mine Spill’s Catastrophic Impact on New Mexico

May 17, 2016

Gold King Mine Citizens’ Advisory Committee Meets in Farmington on Monday  –
Group to Discuss Environmental Exposures and Health – Public Welcome

Environment Department Launches Review Process for Water Protection Regulations 

May 13, 2016

Environment Department Extends Comment Period on LANL Consent Order for Fence-to-Fence Clean-up

May 09, 2016

Scrap Tire, Clean-Up, and Recycling Grant Applications Now Being Accepted at New Mexico Environment Department

Apr 27, 2016

Environment Department Hosts Open House Thursday on LANL Consent Order NMED Proposes Changes to Consent Order which Governs Legacy Clean-Up at LANL

Apr 21, 2016

Gold King Mine Spill Citizens’ Advisory Committee Meeting on Monday 4/25

Departments of Environment and Health Offer Free Water Tests to Private Well Owners
Santa Fe and Surrounding Area April 22 & 23 at the Genoveva Chavez Community Center  Event Flyer

State Environment Department Alerts Doña Ana and Luna County Residents of Risks Associated with Dust Storms

Apr 19, 2016

Clean-up of Jet Fuel Spill in Albuquerque – Public Meeting Tonight – Hosted by State Environment Dept. & Kirtland Air Force Base

Apr 13, 2016

State and Federal Trustees to Hold Public Meeting Wednesday, April 27th for Restoration of Natural Resources  

Apr 04, 2016

Governor Susana Martinez Highlights $32 Million in Water and Transportation Upgrades around LANL       Martinez Photo Link (jpg)

Apr 01, 2016

Environment Department Awards South Central Solid Waste Authority for Safety Excellence

Mar 30, 2016

  LANL Draft Consent Order Released for Public Comment – Updated Cleanup Agreement Will Enhance Legacy Waste Cleanup and Support Stronger Federal Funding Requests   Link: NNMCAB Presentation from March 30, 2016   Link: Public Notice English  / Spanish

Mar 28, 2016

 Gold King Mine Spill’s Long-Term Impact Review Team’s Citizens’ Advisory Committee Meets in Farmington on Monday, March 28

 Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Southern Ute Tribe, and Navajo Nation Prepare for Melting of El Niño Snowpack & Churn of Heavy Metals

Mar 25, 2016

  Environment Department Recognizes Southwest Wineries for Safety Excellence

Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Southern Ute Tribe and Navajo Nation prepare for melting of El Niño snowpack and churn of heavy metals

Mar 24, 2016

 Animas San Juan Spring Runoff Preparedness Plan

Mar 14, 2016

   New Mexico Calls on EPA to Reimburse $1.5M For Emergency Response Costs for Gold King Mine Spill’s Downstream Impacts

Feb 29, 2016

Downstream From a Slippery EPA – Op Ed by NM Environment Secretary Ryan Flynn (The Wall Street Journal) (PDF)

Feb 25, 2016

New Mexico, Utah, Navajo Nation, & La Plata County-CO Prepare for Spring Run-off Carrying Heavy Metals

Feb 12, 2016

  Gold King Mine Spill’s Long-Term Impact Review Team’s Citizen Advisory Committee Meets in Farmington on Monday February 22. (Feb 12, 2016)

Feb 04, 2016

NMED Accepting Solid Waste Grant Applications $100,000 Available for Management of Solid Waste

Jan 26, 2016

  NMED Accepting Grant Applications $1,000,000 Available for Recycling, Abatement of Illegal Dumping, and Scrap Tire Management

Jan 22, 2016

Environment & Health Departments Issue Smoke Advisory for Potential Impacts to Santa Fe

U.S Department of Energy and New Mexico Finalize $74M in Settlement Agreements for Nuclear Waste Incidents of 2014
Settlement Projects graphic  /   WIPP Settlement Agreement  /   LANL Settlement Agreement

Jan 14, 2016

  New Mexico Environment Department Announces Intent to Sue U.S. EPA for 2015 Massive Waste Spill

Jan 08, 2016

  Two Additional Public Involvement Meetings in January on New Mexico’s Implementation of EPA’s Clean Power Plan

  Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) Meets Monday 5:30 p.m. at San Juan College in Farmington – CAC Liaises with State’s Long-Term Impact Review Team for Gold King Mine Spill

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Dec 21, 2015

NMED Honors New Mexico Consortium for their Safety Excellence with SHARP Award

Dec 04, 2015

NMED Honors Alliance Construction Inc. for Safety Excellence with SHARP Award

Dec 02, 2015

Four Public Involvement Meetings around the State on New Mexico’s Implementation of EPA’s Clean Power Plan

NMED Inks $750,000 Agreement with U.S. Air Force to Reimburse the State of New Mexico for Environmental Regulatory Activities [Agreement]

Dec 01, 2015

NMED to Host Public Involvement Meetings Concerning Emissions During Periods of Startup, Shutdown and Malfunction (SSM)

Nov 30, 2015

Public Involvement Meeting Dec. 4th in Las Vegas on New Mexico’s Implementation of EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Nov 20, 2015

Environment Department Shares Progress and Plans for Cleanup of Kirtland Air Force Base Fuel Plume Public Comments Sought for Draft 2016 Strategic Plan [Link to Plan]

Nov 10, 2015

New Mexico Office of Natural Resources Trustee & U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Celebrate Preservation of 5,900 Acre Double E Ranch [PHOTO]

Public Involvement Meeting Nov. 18 in Santa Fe on New Mexico’s Implementation of EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Public Involvement Meeting Nov. 19 in Downtown Albuquerque on New Mexico’s Implementation of EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Nov 09, 2015

MEDIA ADVISORY:  Preservation of 5,900 Acre Double E Ranch Celebrated at WNMU in Silver City on Tuesday November 10 at 1:00    [PHOTO]

Nov 04, 2015

Open Meeting Nov. 9 & 10 on Air Quality in Four Corners Region

Oct 30, 2015

  NMED Joins Arkansas, Oklahoma, Arizona, and North Dakota to Challenge EPA’s Ozone Rule Change

Oct 27, 2015

 New Mexico’s 20th Infrastructure Finance Conference Tomorrow Unites Technical and Funding Advice with Projects

Oct 23, 2015

 Independence of DOI Investigation Challenged by New Mexico

Oct 09, 2015

 Waters of the U.S. Rule Blocked Nationwide Affirming New Mexico Environment Department, Office of the State Engineer, and Rocky Mountain Coalition States’ Earlier Success

Oct 08, 2015

 Trustees Reach $4 Million Settlement with Chevron Molycorp to Restore Injured Natural Resources near Questa, New Mexico

Oct 07, 2015

 Road Map Meeting October 20th for Monitoring of Gold King Mine Spill’s Effects in New Mexico

Sep 22, 2015

 New Mexico Testimony at Joint Congressional Hearing Reveals that EPA Misled with Incomplete Cherry-Picked Data

Sep 16, 2015

 New Mexico Environment Department Proposes Food Program Changes

Sep 04, 2015

New Mexico Part of Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Garden Variety Cucumbers

 New Mexico Infrastructure Finance Conference Hosts 20th Annual Event

Aug 31, 2015

 Departments of Environment and Health Offer Free Water Tests to Private Well Owners in San Miguel County September 2 & 3

Aug 27, 2015

 Environment Department Issues “Boil Water Advisory” for Las Campanas Water System

 Environment Department Issues “Boil Water Advisory” for Vermejo Park Headquarters Water System

 NM Environment, State Engineer and Rocky Mountain State Coalition win injunction against EPA and the Army Corps in North Dakota

 Private Well Water Precautions for San Juan County & other Affected New Mexico Residents – related to 8/26 heavy rain and wind storm

Aug 26, 2015

New Mexico Health, Environment Departments Monitoring Air Quality

Aug 21, 2015

 Departments of Environment and Health Provide Free Water Tests to San Juan County Private Well Owners August 24-25

Aug 20, 2015

Well Water Test Results Sent to 570 Residents Concerned about Gold King Mine Spill’s Effects

Aug 17, 2015

Departments of Environment and Health Offer Free Water Tests to Private Well Owners in Lordsburg, Hidalgo County Area 

Aug 15, 2015

 Ban on Water Systems’ Supply Connection to Animas and San Juan Rivers and on Public’s Recreational Use of Rivers Lifted 
Safety Precaution Status Advisory – UPDATED

Aug 14, 2015

News Release:  Governor Susana Martinez Announces Long-Term Impact Review Team to Monitor EPA-Caused Spill

 Ban on Drawing Canal or River Water into Ditches in San Juan County Lifted by New Mexico Departments of Environment, Agriculture, and State Engineer 
Safety Precaution Status Advisory – UPDATED

Ban on Domestic Well Water Use in Animas Floodplain Lifted by NMED & NMDOH 
Safety Precaution Status Advisory

Aug 11, 2015

 Gold King Mine Spill’s Groundwater Influence Still Being Investigated in New Mexico

Aug 10, 2015

Torrance County Water Testing Event Postponed as State Agencies Send Technical Staff To Assist with Gold King Mine Spill Emergency

Aug 09, 2015

 San Juan County Fair: Free Domestic Well Water Testing Monday-Saturday   [Well Testing Info Flyer]

Aug 07, 2015

Environment Department Actions Address EPA Gold King Mine Spill

Aug 06, 2015

 New Mexico Reminds Animas River Water Users to Stop Taking Water From Animas River During EPA Gold King Mine Toxin Spill

Jul 30, 2015

 New Mexico Environment Department’s Office in Las Cruces Relocating  [building photo]

Jul 22, 2015

Public Meeting on Clean-Up of Jet Fuel Spill hosted by New Mexico Environment Department and Kirtland Air Force Base

Jul 21, 2015

 New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) and the New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) are hosting a no-cost Domestic Well Water Testing event in Clovis on July 24th and 25th at the Eastern Plains Council of Governments Office.

Jul 01, 2015

 Governor Announces Air Force Begins Pumping, Treating Water from Kirtland AFB Jet Fuel Leak
[link to strategic plan]

Jun 30, 2015

NMED Terminates Administrative Compliance Order for the Wild and Wooley Trailer Ranch

NMED Terminates Administrative Compliance Order for the Chupadero Mutual Domest Water Consumers Association

Jun 27, 2015

Boil Water Advisory for Sugarite Canyon State Park, Lake Alice Campground

Jun 15, 2015

NMED District 1 Office Relocating to Downtown Albuquerque
[New Location Map]

Jun 02, 2015

 Nitrate Waste Stream Isolated at WIPP

May 15, 2015

 New Mexico Department of Health, City of Albuquerque Environmental Health Department, and New Mexico Environment Department Investigate Salmonella Cluster

May 08, 2015

Op-Ed:  A Safer New Mexico

NMED & Stericycle Reach $120k Settlement for Hazardous Waste Violations

Apr 30, 2015

 Governor Martinez and U.S. Energy Secretary Moniz Announce Settlement on Nuclear Waste Incidents

Apr 22, 2015

Governor Presents Inaugural Environmental Excellence Awards

Apr 15, 2015

 Governor Signs Critical Water Infrastructure Bills

Apr 14, 2015

NEMD and Regency Reach Air Quality Agreement

Apr 09, 2015

 New Mexico Court of Appeals Upholds Copper Rule

Apr 02, 2015

Water Quality Control Commission Hearing on Dairy Rule

Mar 30, 2015

NMED and DOH Provide Free Well Water Testing in Portales 

Health Risk of Dust Storms in Dona Ana and Luna Counties

Mar 26, 2015

City of Grants Completes Source Water Protection Plan

Mar 19, 2015

Majure Appointed Spokesperson for NMED

Mar 13, 2015

 Boil Water Advisory for Lovington Lifted

Mar 12, 2015

 Environment Department Issues “Boil Water Advisory” for Lovington Municipal Water Supply

Mar 03, 2015

Court Affirms NMED Approval of Long Term Plan for Sandia Mixed Waste Landfill 

Feb 23, 2015

Public Hearing to be Held March 25 for Dona Ana Dairies Ground Water Remediation Plan

Feb 18, 2015

Announcing 1st Annual Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards Program 

Feb 13, 2015

 Ryan Flynn Reconfirmed As Environment Department Secretary

Jan 15, 2015

NMED Issues Notice of Violation to KAFB for Missed Deadlines  *See Home page Issues tab for link to NOV letter.

These historical documents may and likely will have links and contact information that are incorrect.

Dec 06, 2014

  NMED Isues Compliance Orders to U.S. Department of Energy to Protect Safety and Success of Waste Isolation Pilot Plant *see Home page for links to Admin. Orders

Dec 04, 2014

Environment Department Issues Boil Water Advisory For ConocoPhillips Buckeye Water System

Dec 03, 2014

Source Water Protection Plan Completed for Pena Blanca Water and Sanitation District

Source Water Protection Plan Completed for Pena Blanca Water and Sanitation District

Nov 26, 2014

NMED Settles Air Pollution Enforcement Action with Lea County Permitees

Nov 19, 2014

 NMED Lifts “Boil Water Advisory” for Ojo Feliz Mutual Domestic Water Consumers Association

Oct 31, 2014

 NMED & NMDA Remind Facilities to Re-Register with FDA by December 31

Oct 10, 2014

 Environment Department Settles Air Pollution Enforcement Action with Enterprise Field Services

Oct 02, 2014

La Familia Medical Center Completes New Connection To Water System

 NMED Lifts Precautionary Drinking Water Advisory for the SKP RV Park In Eddy County

Sep 26, 2014

 EPA Approves Regional Haze Settlement Agreement

 NMED Precautionary Boil Water Advisory For Water Systems Along Pecos In Eddy County

Sep 22, 2014

Precautionary Boil Water Advisory For Water Systems Along Pecos River In Eddy County

Sep 16, 2014

Environment Department Confirms Lift of Precautionary “Boil Water Advisory” for City of Farmington

Sep 15, 2014

Environment Department Confirms Precautionary “Boil Water Advisory” Issued by City of Farmington

Aug 21, 2014

Environment Secretary Signs Agreement With Consulate of Mexico To Promote Occupational Health & Safety

Jul 25, 2014

Environment Department Lifts “Boil Water Advisory” for Mine Shaft Tavern

Environment Secretary Flynn To Participate In Water Testing Event In Roswell

Jul 21, 2014

Environment Department Issues “Boil Water Advisory” for Mine Shaft Tavern Water System

Jul 17, 2014

 New Mexico Environment Department & Department of Health Hosting Domestic Well Water Testing Event In Roswell
[Flyer]

Jul 16, 2014

 NMED to Hold Public Meeting July 29 on Proposed Amendment to WQCC Dairy Rule

Jul 15, 2014

Environment Secretary Ryan Flynn Joins City of Portales Leaders For $27-Million Wastewater Plant Groundbreaking

Jul 11, 2014

 Environment Department Settles Air Pollution Enforcement Action Against Gas Plant In Jal

Jul 08, 2014

NMED Lifts “Boil Water Advisory” for Pine Springs Summer Camp in Otero County

Jun 24, 2014

 City of Santa Fe Receives $75,623 to Expand Compressed Natural Gas Fleet

Jun 20, 2014

 Environment Department Program Recognizes Farmington Business for Workplace Safety

May 22, 2014

Governor Susana Martinez Announces Opening of River Stewardship Program Request for Proposals

May 20, 2014

NMED Issues 2nd Administrative Order To DOE For Nitrate Salt-bearing Waste Containers
[WIPP Order]

May 19, 2014

NMED Issues Administrative Order to DOE/LANS – Order Calls For Precautions On Handling and Storage of Nitrate Salt-bearing Waste Containers
[LANL Order]

May 09, 2014

 New Mexico Court of Appeals Upholds Copper Rule Ruling Preserves Protections for New Mexico’s Groundwater

 Environment Department Settles Air Pollution Enforcement Actions with Central New Mexico Companies

May 05, 2014

Free Domestic Well Water Testing in Mora County

Apr 30, 2014

 State Applauds EPA Action On Regional Haze Settlement Agreement

Apr 28, 2014

Environment Department Celebrates National Air Quality Awareness Week

Apr 23, 2014

 Public Workshop on Upcoming Atari Waste Excavation in Alamogordo

Mar 21, 2014

NMED Withdraws WIPP Permit Modification Request

Mar 17, 2014

 Notice of Public Hearing – Homestake Mining Permit DP-200 For Modification & Renewal Of Groundwater Discharge

Feb 18, 2014

Ryan Flynn Confirmed as Secretary of New Mexico Environment Department

Feb 17, 2014

State Announces Funding Approval of $287,540 to Animas River Watershed Protection

Feb 13, 2014

 Recycling and Illegal Dumping Grant Applications Are Now Available

Feb 12, 2014

 Surface Water Quality Employees Receive Highest Honors From New Mexico Water & Wastewater Association

Feb 07, 2014

NMED to Hold Open House to Discuss The San Vicente Creek Mill Restoration Project

NMED Reaches Agreement To Coordinate Activities And Facilitate Cooperation With San Ildefonso Pueblo

Feb 03, 2014

New Mexico Environment Department Air Quality Bureau Hosting Annual Smoke Management Meetings

Jan 30, 2014

 Workshop On Draft Discharge Permit DP-200 For Homestake Mining Company Uranium Millsite (DP-200 Homestake Mining)

Jan 23, 2014

 Environment Department Issues Public Reprimand To Certified Operator Gary Alan Goss

Jan 06, 2014

 NMED SWQB Releases Nonpoint Source Management Plan Public Notice 

These historical documents may and likely will have links and contact information that are incorrect.

Dec 13, 2013

 NMED Reinforces On-Going “Boil Water Advisory” for Chippeway Water Users Association 

Dec 05, 2013

 Comment Period For LANL Draft Assessment Plan Extended 

 Selection of Wildlife & Wildlife Habitat Restoration Project 

Nov 26, 2013

 Public Meeting for Changes to Waster Quality Standards for Animas River

 Environment Department To Hold Public Meeting On Discharge Permit For Homestake Mining 

Nov 21, 2013

 Environment Department Lifts Precautionary Boil Water Advisory for Vaughn Duran & Encino 

Nov 18, 2013

NMED Lifts Boil Water Advisory for St. Johns Mobile Home Park Water System 

Nov 15, 2013

Boil Water Advisory Issued for St. Johns Mobile Home Park Water System 

Nov 12, 2013

Environment Department Lifts “Boil Water Advisory” for Ramah Water and Sanitation District 

Nov 11, 2013

NMED Issues “Precautionary Boil Water Advisory” for Vaughn Duran and Encino Water Systems 

Nov 08, 2013

Council Seeks Comments on Draft LANL Natural Resource Damage Assessment Plan 

Oct 30, 2013

 Kirtland AFB Completes First Significant Aquifer Step Test 

Oct 29, 2013

NMED Announces Free Water Testing Event in Ohkay Owingeh 

NMED Settles Air Quality Violations with Regency Field Services, LLC 

Oct 24, 2013

NMED To Announce $27,000,000 Loan To Overhaul The City of Portales Water Treatment Plant 

Oct 08, 2013

NMED Lifts “Boil Water Advisory” for Tom and Jerry Plaza Water System, Cedar Crest 

Oct 04, 2013

NMED Issues “Boil Water Advisory” for Tom and Jerry Plaza Water System, Cedar Crest 

Oct 03, 2013

Ramah Water Sanitation District Boil Water Advisory 

Canada de Los Alamos Boil Water Advisory Lift 

Oct 02, 2013

NMED Lifts “Boil Water Advisory” for Agua Pura Mutual Domestic Water Consumers Association (MDWCA) in Mora County 

Sep 26, 2013

NMED Issues “Boil Water Advisory” for Canada de Los Alamos Mutual Domestic Water Consumers Association (MDWCA) 

NMED Lifts Precautionary Boil Water Advisory for San Juan Mutual Domestic Water Consumers Association 

NMED Sponsors Water Conservation Workshop in Columbus – Noted Hydro-Geologist to Speak on the Mimbres Aquifer 

Sep 25, 2013

WIPP Annual Inspection Finds No Permit Violations 

Sep 24, 2013

Free Water Testing For Residents of Grant County (Mimbres Water Testing Flyer)

Sep 23, 2013

NMED Receives Plan to Investigate Groundwater Contamination at Crop Production Services in Artesia 

Sep 20, 2013

Environment Department Lifts “Boil Water Advisory” for San Cristobal Mutual Domestic Water Consumers Association (MDWCA) Water System 

Sep 19, 2013

UPDATED: Private Water Well Advisory for New Mexico Residents Private Well Owners Urged To Take Water Precautions; Residents Across New Mexico Should Be Aware of Disaster Related Scams 

NMED Air Quality Bureau Hosting Open House for Construction Permit 

Sep 16, 2013

NMED Issues “Boil Water Advisory” for San Cristobal Mutual Domestic Water Consumers Association (MDWCA) Water System 

Sep 13, 2013

Private Water Well Advisory for New Mexico Residents – Private Well Owners Urged To Take Water Precautions

Sep 11, 2013

Governor Martinez & New Mexico Environment Department Announce Settlement with Chevron 

Sep 10, 2013

New Mexico WQCC Approves Most Environmentally Protective Rules for Copper Mining in the Country

Sep 05, 2013

Environmental Improvement Board Approves Regional Haze Settlement Agreement 

Sep 03, 2013

Veterans Hospital In Albuquerque Implements Source Water Protection Plan 

Four Corners Air Quality Group to Update Public at Meeting In Durango

Aug 30, 2013

Boil Water Advisory Issued For Agua Pura Near Mora, NM  

Environment Department & State Engineer Announce Drought Public Information Campaign  

Grant Enables City of Santa Fe to Expand Compressed Natural Gas Fleet  

Aug 28, 2013

Boil Water Advisory Lifted for El Ancon in San Miguel County  

Aug 26, 2013

Environment Department Announces Chino Mine Remedy Report Available 

Public Input Sought For Nonpoint Source Water Management Revision 

Environment Department Settles Enforcement Action with Intrepid Potash 

Aug 21, 2013

Environment Department Announces Aggressive Clean-Up Deadlines For Kirtland Fuel Spill 

Aug 16, 2013

 Private Water Well Advisory for Corrales Residents

Boil Water Advisory For El Ancon in San Miguel County 

Boil Water Advisory Lifted For Jal Water Supply 

Aug 14, 2013

Environment Department Issues “Boil Water Advisory” for Jal Water Supply System

Aug 12, 2013

Environment Department to Offer Free Water Testing in Corrales 

Roosevelt County Water Utility Authority Boil Water Advisory Lifted 

Aug 08, 2013

Boil Water Advisory Issued for Roosevelt County WUA Water System 

Aug 07, 2013

Assistance for Public Water Systems at Risk of Shortage 

Aug 06, 2013

NMED Media Advisory: Assistance for Public Water Systems at Risk of Shortage

Aug 05, 2013

NMED & EPA Announce Watershed Restoration Efforts Underway in Tres Lagunas Fire Area of Pecos River Canyon 

Aug 02, 2013

NMED & EPA To Announce Watershed Restoration Efforts Underway In Tres Lagunas Fire Area of Pecos River Canyon Media Will Have Opportunity To View Flood Damage In Area Currently Closed To Public 

Aug 01, 2013

“Boil Water Advisory” Lifted for Sunset Acres Water Company in Torrance County 

Jul 23, 2013

Boil Water Advisory Issued For Sunset Acres Water System near Moriarty 

EPA Awards $350,000 to New Mexico to Clean-Up and Revitalize Contaminated Brownfields Sites 

Public Hearing To Be Held On Valley Meat Company Discharge Permit 

Jul 19, 2013

NMED and DOH Offer Free Water Testing in Socorro and Surrounding Communities for Domestic Well Water 

Jul 17, 2013

NMED To Hold Public Meeting Wednesday July 24, 2013 In Aztec Concerning The Ground Water Discharge Permit Application For Payne RV Park 

Jul 16, 2013

Environment Department Settles Air Pollution Enforcement Action 

Environment Department Lifts “Precautionary Boil Water Advisory” For the Community Served by the Ruidoso Water System 

Jul 12, 2013

Environment Department Issues Permit for the Alcalade Waste Transfer Station and Recycling Facility 

Jul 09, 2013

NMED Lifts “Precautionary Boil Water Advisory” for Maxwell Water System in Colfax County 

Jul 07, 2013

Environment Department Issues Classification Determination for Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Permit Modification Request 

Jul 05, 2013

Environment Department Issues “Precautionary Boil Water Advisory” for the Community Served by the Ruidoso Water System 

Jul 03, 2013

Environment Department Lifts “Precautionary Boil Water Advisory” For the Village of Magdalena 

Jun 28, 2013

Environment Department Issues “Precautionary Boil Water Advisory” for the community of San Juan MDWCA 

Jun 25, 2013

NMED to Offer Free Water Testing in Taos County 

Jun 18, 2013

“Precautionary Boil Water Advisory” Lifted For the Eldorado Area Water & Sanitation District 

Jun 14, 2013

UPDATED “Precautionary Boil Water Advisory” Issued for the Eldorado Area Water & Sanitation District – Customers are urged to Boil Water Prior to Drinking 

Jun 13, 2013

“Precautionary Boil Water Advisory” Issued for the El Dorado Area Water & Sanitation District – Customers are Urged to Boil Water Prior to Drinking 

NMED to Offer Free Water Testing in Doña Ana County 

Jun 10, 2013

New Mexico Oil and Gas Industry Groups Join with NM OSHA To Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers 

Jun 07, 2013

Magdalena Public Announcement on water outage 

Jun 05, 2013

“Precautionary Boil Water Advisory” Issued for the Village of Magdalena 

May 31, 2013

Environment and Health Departments Issue Smoke Advisory 

May 16, 2013

EPA Recognizes Comanche Creek as a Water Quality Success Story 

Apr 30, 2013

State Environment Department Alerts New Mexico Residents Of Risks Associated With Dust Storms 

Apr 22, 2013

NMED To Hold Open House To Discuss The San Vicente Creek Mill Restoration Project 

NMED Program Recognizes Businesses For Pollution Prevention Achievements 

Apr 18, 2013

Environment Department Completes Remediation at Sundowner Motel 

Apr 15, 2013

Governor Martinez Announces Cabinet Appointments at NMED and EMNRD 

Apr 10, 2013

Surface Water Quality Bureau Invites Public Input For the Triennial Review of Water Quality Standards 

Apr 02, 2013

NMED to Offer Free Water Testing in Deming 

Mar 29, 2013

Wagon Mound Takes Action to Protect Drinking Water 

Mar 22, 2013

Settlement Reached in the “River of Tires” lawsuit 

NMED Thanks State Legislators After the 2013 Legislative Session

Mar 18, 2013

NMED Lifts “Precautionary Boil Water Advisory” For Lumberton MDWCA in Rio Arriba County

NMED Completes Remediation at Historic Luna Lodge 

Mar 14, 2013

NMED Issues Modification to Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Permit 

Mar 12, 2013

NMED to Offer Free Water Testing in Peralta (Peralta Water Testing Flyer)

NMED Seeks Public Input on State Solid Waste Management Plan 

Mar 07, 2013

NMED Alerts Doña Ana County Residents Of Risks Associated With Dust Storms 

NMED Alerts Luna County Residents Of Risks Associated With Dust Storms 

Feb 26, 2013

NMED Lifts “Precautionary boil water advisory” for Arroyo Del Agua MDWCA Water System in Rio Arriba County 

Feb 19, 2013

NMED Seeks Public Input On Water Quality Study Of The Jemez River Watershed 

NMED to Offer Free Water Testing in Belen (Water Testing Flyer)

Feb 15, 2013

Governor Martinez Brokers Settlement Agreement With PNM and EPA Over Regional Haze 

Term Sheet Between U.S. Environment Protection Agency, Public Service Company of New Mexico, and the State of New Mexico 

Feb 11, 2013

Environment Department Issues “Precautionary Boil Water Advisory” For Maxwell Water System – Customers are urged to Boil Water Prior to Drinking 

Feb 08, 2013

New Mexico Air Quality Bureau Hosting Annual Smoke Meetings 

Feb 06, 2013

Solid Waste Facility Grant Applications Are Now Available – Recycling and Illegal Dumping Grants Also Available on NMED Website 

Feb 01, 2013

Environment Department Issues Consumer Advisory For Not Cha Mama’s Gourmet Pickles 

Jan 30, 2013

Environment Department Issues “Precautionary Boil Water Advisory” For Lumberton MDWCA – Customers are urged to Boil Water Prior to Drinking 

Jan 29, 2013

Environment Department Clarifies Differences Between Uranium Isotopes – Uranium in Santa Fe-Española Area Well Water is Naturally Occurring

Jan 28, 2013

Membership Applications Now Available For New Mexico Environment Department’s Business Recognition Program 

Jan 23, 2013

NMED Issues Precautionary “Boil Water Advisory” for Arroyo del Agua MDWCA 

Jan 17, 2013

The New Mexico Office Of Natural Resources Trustee And The United States Fish And Wildlife Service Seek Public Comment On Wildlife Restoration Plan And Environmental Assessment 

These historical documents may and likely will have links and contact information that are incorrect.

Dec 18, 2012

Federal Director of Surface Mining Presents National Award To New Mexico Mining Division Employee During Visit to Santa Fe

Dec 11, 2012

Environment Department Inspector Named “Environmentalist of the Year”

Nov 30, 2012

Environment Department Lifts “Boil Water Advisory” for Ideal Mobile Home Park Water System in Curry County

Environment Department Lifts “Boil Water Advisory” for San Cristobal MDWCA Water System in Taos County

Nov 28, 2012

Environment Department Issues “Boil Water Advisory” for Ideal Mobile Home Park Water System

Nov 26, 2012

Environment Department Lifts “Boil Water Advisory” for Seboyeta Water System in Mora County

Nov 19, 2012

Public Service Announcement Notice of Public Hearing for Eastern and Southeastern New Mexico Distribution

Environment Department Issues “Boil Water Advisory” for San Cristobal MDWCA Water System

Environment Department Issues “Boil Water Advisory” for Seboyeta Water System

Nov 16, 2012

Environment Department Issues “Precautionary Boil Water Advisory” for Seboyeta water system

Nov 15, 2012

Air Quality Bureau Seeks Feedback on Draft Report

Nov 08, 2012

Construction Complete On Treatment Systems For The Grants Chlorinated Solvent Plume

Nov 06, 2012

NMED and EPA Invite the Public to a Community Meeting Regarding the Eagle Picher Carefree Batteries Superfund Site in Socorro, New Mexico

Nov 01, 2012

NMED Issues Modification to Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Permit

Oct 31, 2012

NMED Terminates Chromium Settlement Agreement and Approves Modification of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Consent Order

Oct 29, 2012

Environmental Health Bureau District 3 Hobbs Field Office Relocation Complete

Oct 26, 2012

ENGLISH] [ESPAÑOL] (October 23, 2012)
New Mexico Environment Department and Navajo Refining Reach Agreement on Safety Violations Following Worker Deaths

Oct 25, 2012

Workplace Fatalities Increase in New Mexico for the Year 2011

Oct 19, 2012

New Kirtland Off-Base Groundwater Monitoring Wells Detect Contaminant Unrelated to Fuel Spill

Oct 12, 2012

Rural Infrastructure Revolving Loan Program Lowers Interest Rates to 2.375%

Sep 25, 2012

Diesel Emissions Reduction Act Grant Helps Reduce Diesel Emissions in New Mexico

Sep 24, 2012

Sunland, Inc. Announces Voluntarily Limited Recall of Almond Butter and Peanut Butter Products Due to Possible Health Risk

Sep 17, 2012

NMED Issues Draft Hazardous Waste Permit and Proposes to Grant Corrective Action Complete Status for 24 Sites at Sandia National Laboratories

Environment Department Announces New Website On Environmental Cleanup Efforts at LANL

Sep 13, 2012

NMED to Host Public Meetings on New Proposed Copper Mine Rules

Sep 12, 2012

NMED Announces First Five-Year Review for the Hurley Soils Investigation Unit of the Chino Administrative Order on Consent

Environment Department Providing Oversight for Food Safety at the New Mexico State Fair

Sep 11, 2012

NMED to Offer Free Water Testing in Hobbs

Aug 22, 2012

NMED to Hold Public Meeting on Thursday, August 30, 2012 in Corrales Meeting To Discuss Proposed Discharge Permit for Corrales Senior Living

Aug 21, 2012

NMED Requests Public Comment on Changes to Surface Water Quality Standards for Nichols and McClure Reservoirs and the Santa Fe River

NMED To Mark Construction and Startup Of Ground Water Treatment System In Las Cruces

Aug 20, 2012

FDA Issues Recall of Romaine Lettuce Sold In New Mexico

Aug 07, 2012

NMED To Offer Free Water Testing in La Cienega

Jul 27, 2012

Environment Department Seeks Public Comment on Water Quality Standards for the Galisteo Watershed

Environment Department Seeks Public Comment on Water Quality Standards for Specific Unclassified Non-Perennial Stream Segments in New Mexico

Jul 17, 2012

Notice of Public Meeting for Regional Haze Plan Alternatives

Jul 12, 2012

Meeting Agenda
NMED Settles Emissions Violations Case with Western Refining Western Refining to pay $444,000 for excess pollutant emissions from 2009-2012

Jul 05, 2012

Ground Water Quality Bureau Seeks Feedback on Services

Jul 02, 2012

NMED Lifts Mandatory Boil Water Advisory for Bonita Park Nazarene Conference Center and Precautionary Boil Water in Little Bear Fire Burn Area

Environment Department Reaches Settlement with Advantage Asphalt

Jun 27, 2012

NMED To Hold Meeting Tuesday July 17, 2012 In Hobbs Concerning Ground Water Discharge Permit For Rancho Dal Paso (Formerly Adobe Village) Residential Complex

Jun 22, 2012

NMED Lifts Mandatory Boil Water Advisory for Enchanted Forest Water Corporation in Little Bear Fire Burn Area

Jun 19, 2012

NMED Issues Mandatory “Boil Water Advisory” for Pine Springs Summer Camp in Otero County

NMED Adds Ski Apache to Mandatory Boil Water Advisory List for Little Bear Fire Burn Area

New Mexico Environment Department, Surface Water Quality Bureau Proposes Total Maximum Daily Loads (Tmdls) For Upper Rio Grande Watershed Notice of a 30-Day Public Comment Period and Community Meeting

Jun 18, 2012

Flyer]
NMED And EMNRD To Offer Free Water Testing in Santa Fe County

Jun 16, 2012

Environment Department Issues Boil Water Advisory for Enchanted Forest Water Corporation, Bonita Park Nazarene Conference Center, and Villa Madonna

Jun 13, 2012

Environment and Health Departments Announce Smoke Advisory Still in Effect; Smoke Trajectories Available Online

Jun 12, 2012

Nuclear Regulatory Commission To Hold Public Meeting on License Application for Uranium Operation in New Mexico

Jun 11, 2012

Environment Department Issues “Drinking Water Conservation Request” and “Precautionary Boil Water Advisory” for evacuees after the Little Bear Fire

May 24, 2012

Four Corners Air Quality Group to Hold Regular Public Meeting in Farmington

Smoke Advisory Issues for Areas Affected by Wildfires in Gila Wilderness

May 21, 2012

New Mexico Environment Department Proposes Changes to Santa Fe River Water Quality Standards

May 17, 2012

Air Quality Bureau Seeks Feedback on Services

May 11, 2012

New Mexico Environment Department Settles Compliance Order Issued to Southwest Tire Processors, Inc.

May 10, 2012

Environment Department Lifts “Precautionary Boil Water Advisory” for Lybrook MDWCA Water System

State Provides Amnesty to Eliminate Dangerous Cesspools

Apr 24, 2012

Water Quality Control Commission Approves Standards Changes For 62 New Mexico Lakes

Apr 23, 2012

Environment Department Issues “Water Advisory” for the Village of Columbus

Apr 16, 2012

Environment Department Lifts “Precautionary Boil Water Advisory” for New Mexico Water Works Water System

Apr 12, 2012

Environment Department Issues “Precautionary Boil Water Advisory” for New Mexico Waterworks water system

Apr 05, 2012

Water Quality Control Commission To Consider Changes To New Mexico Water Quality Standards

Environment Department Issues Solid Waste Facility Permit for City of Socorro Landfill

Mar 27, 2012

State, Industry Fix Septic Tank Problems for Low Income Families

Environment Department Secretary Approves Zia Star Voluntary Protection Program Status for NuStar Energy

Mar 26, 2012

Revised Petroleum Storage Tank Regulations Take Effect

Mar 22, 2012

Environment Department Assists in Cleanup of Hazardous Material At Former Luna Lodge Site in Albuquerque

Mar 21, 2012

Environment Department Lifts “Precautionary Boil Water Advisory” for Village of Questa

Mar 19, 2012

NMED Hosting Free Water Testing For Private Wells in Lincoln County

Mar 16, 2012

Ruidoso Water Fair Flyer
Environment Department Issues “Precautionary Boil Water Advisory” for Village of Questa

Mar 14, 2012

State Environment Department Alerts Luna County Residents Of Risks Associated With Dust Storms

State Environment Department Alerts Doña Ana County Residents Of Risks Associated With Dust Storms

Mar 13, 2012

Rate of Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses for Private Industries in New Mexico Decreased in 2010 Compared to 2009

Appendix 2010 Annual Survey
Environment Department Issues PSA and Reminder to Residents: Open Burning of Most Household Waste is Illegal

Mar 07, 2012

Addtional: Open Burning PSA Script
Environment Secretary Leads Coalition Visit to D.C.to Seek More Cleanup Funding For LANL and WIPP

Feb 23, 2012

Environment Department Proposes Water Quality Standards Changes For The Lower Dry Cimarron River And 62 Lakes

Feb 21, 2012

Wildlife and Habitat Natural Resource Damage Case Settled for Freeport-McMoRan Mines

Feb 16, 2012

NMED Director Appointed to Federal Worker Health Board

Feb 10, 2012

New Mexico Environment Department Announces Special Honors For Staff

Feb 09, 2012

New Mexico Air Quality Bureau’s Annual Smoke Management Meeting

Feb 03, 2012

Environment Department Seeks Applicants for Recycling and Illegal Dumping Grants

Jan 25, 2012

New Mexico OSHA and NMOGA Announce Collaborative Effort To Increase Worker Safety

Free Water Testing for Residents of Santa Fe County with Private Wells

Jan 19, 2012

Environment Department Lifts “Precautionary Boil Water Advisory” for Timberon Water& Sanitation District

Jan 11, 2012

Environment Department Issues “Precautionary Boil Water Advisory” for Timberon Water & Sanitation District

These historical documents may and likely will have links and contact information that are incorrect.

Dec 30, 2011

Environment Department Lifts “Boil Water Advisory” for Chilili Water Users Assn in Bernalillo County

Dec 19, 2011

New Mexico Environment Department Surface Water Quality Bureau On Draft 2012 2014 State Of New Mexico Clean Water Act Sections 303(D)/ 305(B) Integrated List Of Assessed Surface Waters Notice Of A 45-Day Public Comment Period

Dec 16, 2011

Environment Department Issues “Boil Water Advisory” for CHILILI WATER USERS ASSOCIATION in Bernalillo County

Dec 14, 2011

NMED Reaches Settlement with Cunningham Station Over Air Quality Violations

Nov 28, 2011

NMED Recognizes Five New Mexico Businesses For Environmental Leadership

Nov 08, 2011

New Mexico Participates in First Nationwide Test of the Emergency Alert System

Nov 07, 2011

Environment Department Issues “Boil Water Advisory” for La Bajada in Santa Fe County

Nov 03, 2011

State Employee with 40-Years of Service Wins Prestigious Environmental Award

Oct 20, 2011

Workplace Fatalities Decrease in New Mexico for the year 2010

Oct 05, 2011

XTO Energy Agrees to Resolve Compliance Issues

Oct 04, 2011

Environment Department Seeks Input on Septic Tank Rules

Sep 27, 2011

New Mexico Environment Department Seeks Public Assistance to Prevent Tire Dumping

Sep 20, 2011

NMED Begins Series of Discussions with LANL On Clean-Up Priorities

Office Of Natural Resources Trustee Seeks Public Comment On Groundwater Restoration Plan

Sep 14, 2011

Jensen Farms Recalls Cantaloupe Due to Possible Health Risk; Four New Mexico Cases Confirmed To Be Part of Outbreak

Sep 13, 2011

Martinez Administration Discusses Waste Shipment Process with LANL Officials, Federal Representatives

State Issues Voluntary Recall Notice; Multistate Listeriosis Outbreak Update

Sep 09, 2011

Environment Department Providing Oversight For Food Safety At The New Mexico State Fair

Sep 07, 2011

Product Recall for 8-count Quaker Chewy Smashbar Graham Pretzel snack bars

Aug 31, 2011

Environment Department Can Deny Discharge Permit Based On Misrepresentation

Aug 30, 2011

NMED Reaches $300,000 Settlement With Valencia County Developer

Aug 29, 2011

New Mexico Environment Department Issues Compliance Order to Extreme Green Refuse, LLC

Aug 24, 2011

New Mexico Environment Department Acting Deputy Secretary Recognized by AGC-NM for Exemplary Service and Support

Aug 23, 2011

Public Service Company of New Mexico Agrees to Pay $125,000 Penalty to New Mexico Environment Department

Aug 20, 2011

Environment Department Lifts “Boil Water Advisory” for South Hills Water Company in Bernalillo County

Aug 17, 2011

EPA Recognizes Lower Santa Fe River Water Quality Success Story

Environment Department Seeks Public Comment on Water Quality Standards for the Lower Dry Cimarron River

Environment Department Seeks Public Comment on Water Quality Standards for Lakes

Environment Department Extends “Boil Water Advisory” for South Hills Water Company in Bernalillo County

Aug 15, 2011

Environment Department Lifts “Boil Water Advisory” for Agua Pura MDWCA Water System in Mora County

Aug 11, 2011

Environment Department Warns New Mexicans About the Dangers of Asbestos

Aug 10, 2011

Environment Department Issues “Boil Water Advisory” for South Hills Water Company in Bernalillo County

Aug 07, 2011

Environment Department Issues “Boil Water Advisory” for Agua Pura MDWCA Water System in Mora County

Aug 03, 2011

Environment Department Coordinating National Recall of Ground Turkey in New Mexico

Aug 02, 2011

Environment Department Offers Free Water Quality Testing

Environment Department Reaches Settlement with Southway Construction on Air Quality Violations

Jul 22, 2011

Environment Department Responds to Sewage Discharge into the Animas River in Aztec

Jul 14, 2011

Environment Department reminds New Mexicans to take precautions when eating raw shellfish

Environment Department Issues Compliance Order to Lovelace Health System, Inc.

Jul 13, 2011

Environment Department to Investigate Surface Water and Ground Water Contamination at Continental Mine

New Mexico Environment Department Brokers Dairy Settlement

Jul 12, 2011

Non-profit Group to hold workshops on “Water and Farming in Arid Lands”

Jul 01, 2011

The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) continues vigilant oversight of air monitoring in the Los Alamos and surrounding areas

Jun 28, 2011

Precautionary evacuations are being conducted for Alamo Canyon by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department and Lincoln County Emergency Services

Environment Department Monitoring Air Quality In Los Alamos

Jun 27, 2011

Air Quality in Several Areas of the State Poor due to Wildfires

Jun 21, 2011

State Emergency Responders Complete WIPP Training

Jun 09, 2011

New Mexico Environment Department Authorizes Construction Of New Turbine At El Paso Electric Generation Facility

Environment Department Issues “Drinking Water Warning” for Desert Ranch in Curry County

Western Refining Agrees to Pay $350,000 Penalty to New Mexico Environment Department

Jun 07, 2011

Data Shows Poor Air Quality in Several Areas of the State due to Smoke from Wildfires

Environment Department Announces New Media Relations Director

Jun 06, 2011

Environment Department Receives Stage 1 Abatement Plan to Investigate Surface and Ground Water Contamination at Copper Flat Mine near Hillsboro

May 27, 2011

Environment Department Issues Pool Safety Alert – Recalled Pool Drain Covers Pose Safety Hazard

May 19, 2011

Environment Department Receives Plans to Investigate Groundwater Contamination at Cheyenne II and Wild West Farms Dairies in Dexter

May 11, 2011

Environment and Health Departments Issue Smoke Advisory

Voluntary Recall for 24oz White and Wheat Breads Purchased Prior to May 2, 2011

May 06, 2011

San Miguel County Completes Diesel Emission Reduction Project Funded Through President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

CHRISTUS® St. Vincent Regional Medical Center Pays $21,400 Penalty to New Mexico Environment Department

May 05, 2011

New Mexico Environment Department Receives National EPA Award for IT Project

May 04, 2011

Safety Advisory for Illegal & Substandard Liquid Waste Systems

May 03, 2011

Health Inspector Impersonators Contacting New Mexico Businesses

Apr 18, 2011

Food Recall Notice Archer Farms Ground Turmeric

Food Recall Notice Organic Food Bar, Inc. of Fullerton, California

Apr 15, 2011

Environment Department Announces Air Quality Public Meetings on Regional Haze

Apr 06, 2011

State Health and Environment Cabinet Secretaries Report on the Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak Associated with Jennie-O Turkey Product

Apr 04, 2011

Environment and Health Departments Issue Smoke Advisory

Ruidoso Wildfire Affecting Area Water Systems New Mexico Environment Department Strongly Advises Conservation

Apr 01, 2011

New Mexico Wildfire Awareness Week Where There’s Fire, There’s Smoke!

Mar 27, 2011

New Mexico Environment Department Provides Information and Assistance with Japan Radiation Issues

Mar 25, 2011

Environment Department Issues Precautionary Boil Advisory for Pinon Hills RV Park in Lincoln County, New Mexico

Mar 16, 2011

State Environment Department Seeks Public Comment on Exceptional Events Demonstration

Luna County Residents Alerted to Risks Associated With Spring Dust Storms

Doña Ana County Residents Alerted to Risks Associated With Spring Dust Storms

Mar 11, 2011

Senate Confirms F. David Martin for New Mexico Environment Department Cabinet Secretary

Feb 17, 2011

Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Lifted for Sacramento Mountain Range in Otero and Lincoln Counties, New Mexico

Feb 15, 2011

New Mexico Environment Department Lifts Precautionary Boil Water Advisory for Ruidoso