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NPDES Permits, Clean Water Act Section 401 Certification (In Progress)

The federal Clean Water Act §402 establishes the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program and §401 requires state certification of federal permits.  Contact Sarah Holcomb, Program Manager of the Point Source Regulation Section at 505-827-2798 with questions about NPDES permits and certifications in the State of New Mexico.  Below is a list of recently drafted USEPA NPDES permits and links to the state NMED CWA 401 certification:

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Individual NPDES Permits

Permittee/Facility NPDES No. Date of USEPA Public Notice Comments Closed Date NMED Staff Contact Date of Certification (View Electronic Copy)
CDS Rainmakers Utilities, LLC / WWTP NM0029238 10/28/2017 11/30/2017 Sandra Gabaldon 505-827-1041 12/12/2017
Cloudcroft, Village of/WWTP NM0023370 7/29/2017 8/30/2017 Sandra Gabaldon 505-827-1041 8/25/2017
Gallup, City of/WWTP NM0020672 7/29/2017 8/30/2017 Jennifer Foote   505-827-0596 9/19/2017
Espanola, City of/WWTP NM0029351 7/29/2017 8/30/2017 Jennifer Foote   505-827-0596 Not Applicable
State of NM, NMDGF/Red River State Fish Hatchery NM0030147 7/29/2017 8/30/2017 Erin Trujillo       505-827-0418 9/15/2017
Pecos, Village of/WWTP NM0029041 7/29/2017 8/30/2017 Sandra Gabaldon 505-827-1041 8/24/2017
Oshara Village LLC NM0030813 5/27/2017 6/26/2017 Jennifer Foote   505-827-0596 6/29/2017
Angel Fire, Village of/WWTP NM0030503 5/27/2017 6/30/2017 Barbara Cooney 505-827-0212 7/24/2017
Chama, Village of/WWTP NM0027731 5/27/2017 6/26/2017 Barbara Cooney 505-827-0212 7/11/2017
City of Ruidoso Downs and Village of Ruidoso WWTP NM0029165 5/6/2017 6/7/2017 Jennifer Foote   505-827-0596 6/9/2017
Taos Ski Valley, Village of/WWTP NM0022101 4/28/2017 6/9/2017 Barbara Cooney 505-827-0212 6/23/2017
Mora Mutual Water and Sewer Works Association NM0024996 4/27/2017 6/1/2017 Barbara Cooney 505-827-0212 6/9/2017
Las Vegas, City of/WTP NM0030341 4/28/2017 6/1/2017 Sarah Holcomb  505-827-2798 6/15/2017
Abiquiu MDWCA & MSWA NM0024830 3/25/2017 4/30/2017 Sandra Gabaldon 505-827-1041 5/15/2017
Chevron Mining, Inc./McKinley Mine NN0029386 2/2/2017 3/6/2017 Sarah Holcomb  505-827-2798 3/10/2017
Las Vegas, City of/WWTP NM0028827 1/27/2017 2/27/2017 Jennifer Foote   505-827-0596 3/13/2017
Bloomfield, City of/Primary Raw Water Source NM0031160 1/27/2017 2/27/2017 Barbara Cooney 505-827-0212 3/13/2017
Red River, Town of/WWTP NM0024899 12/17/2016 1/16/2017 Barbara Cooney 505-827-0212 1/24/2017
Los Alamos County Department of Public Utilities / Los Alamos WWTP NM0020141 11/19/2016 1/6/2017 Barbara Cooney 505-827-0212  

 

General NPDES Permits

Permit Name  NPDES No. Date of USEPA Public Notice Comments Closed Date  

Construction General Permit (CGP) for stormwater discharges

 NMR100000

 

4/11/2016

 

5/26/2016

 

 

Pesticide General Permit Reissuance

 NMG87####

 

1/26/2016

 

3/11/2016

 

 

Stormwater General Permit for Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4)

 NMR040000

 

7/22/2015

 

12/18/2015

 

 

Discharges From Horse, Cattle and Dairy Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) in New Mexico (Except Indian Country)

 

12/30/2014

 

3/2/2015

 

 

Stormwater Discharges From Industrial Activities

 NMR050000

 

9/27/2013

 

11/26/2013

 

 

Vessel General Permit and Small Vessel General Permit

 

12/8/2011

 

5/1/2012

 

 

Construction General Permit (CGP) for stormwater discharges

 NMR100001

 

4/25/2011

 

6/6/2011

 

 

 

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