New Mexico
Environment Department

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

Solid Waste Bureau

Who Do I Contact?

For information on the following topics, please contact the staff member listed. Click on the name to send an email or go to our Contact Us page to find phone numbers and office addresses.

Topic Contact
Annual reports (solid waste) Joan M. Snider
Annual reports (tire) William (Bill) Myers
Asbestos waste Chuck Akeley
Certified operators William (Bill) Schueler
CEUs William (Bill) Schueler
Collection center registration John Offersen
Complaints about solid waste facilities Click here or contact the enforcement officer for that area: Enforcement areas
Composting facility registration John Offersen
Composting technical assistance Genevieve Morgan
Convenience centers John Offersen
Disclosure statements George Schuman
Disposal management plans Contact the enforcement officer for that area: Enforcement areas
Electronic scrap Joan M. Snider
Environmental emergencies 505-827-9329
Environmental justice George Schuman
Financial assurance George Schuman
Fluorescent bulbs Joan M. Snider
Grants Genevieve Morgan
Groundwater monitoring George Schuman
Haulers, commercial William (Bill) Schueler
Haulers, scrap tire William (Bill) Myers
Haulers, special waste William (Bill) Schueler
Hazardous waste NMED Hazardous Waste Bureau
Household hazardous waste Joan M. Snider
Illegal dumping complaints Click here or contact the enforcement officer for that area: Enforcement areas
Infectious waste Chuck Akeley
Landfill permits George Schuman
Leachate monitoring Erica Ortega
Methane monitoring James Dyer
Needles (sharps) Joan M. Snider
Operator certification classes Joan M. Snider
Operator certification status William (Bill) Schueler
PCS (petroleum contaminated soil) George Schuman
Permitting information George Schuman
Pharmaceutical disposal Joan M. Snider
Processing facility permits George Schuman
Public hearings George Schuman
Public records request Click here
RAID grants Genevieve Morgan
Recycling facility registration John Offersen
Recycling rate Joan M. Snider
Renewing operator certification William (Bill) Schueler
Reporting an environmental incident Click here or contact the enforcement officer for that area: Enforcement areas
Septic tanks NMED Liquid Waste Program
Sludge disposal management plans Contact the enforcement officer for that area: Enforcement areas
Solid Waste Facility Grant Fund Joan M. Snider
Solid Waste Management Plan Joan M. Snider
Special waste Chuck Akeley or George Schuman
Tire bale construction William (Bill) Myers
Tire storage facility William (Bill) Myers
Tires William (Bill) Myers
Training Joan M. Snider
Transfer station permits George Schuman
Transformation facility permits George Schuman