New Mexico
Environment Department

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

Surface Water Quality

Public Notices

Clean Water Act 401 Certifications

NPDES permits

Dredge and Fill permits

Other Federal permits

Notice of Intents for NPDES Permits 

Other Public Notices

 

Clean Water Act 401 Certifications

NPDES Permits 

Joint Public Notice 

USEPA National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and NMED Surface Water Quality Bureau (SWQB) joint public notices (PNs), draft permits and associated documents are available at USEPA website (New Mexico) and/or USEPA website (all PNs).  The joint PN date below is the date listed on USEPA’s web site.  Comments for consideration in the NMED 401 Certification are due to NMED by 5 pm Mountain Time on the date indicated below.  Recent State of New Mexico CWA Section 401 certifications of NPDES draft permits are available on-line.

*NEW*

Facility Name: Village of Cuba Wastewater Treatment Plant
Permit Number: NM0024848
Date of USEPA Public Notice: May 29, 2021
Date that comments must be received by NMED SWQB: June 29, 2021 by 5pm (MST)
USEPA/Public Notice and Permit Info: USEPA Public Notice Website
NMED Staff Contact: Barbara Cooney, barbara.cooney@state.nm.us, 505-946-8842
Public Involvement Plan (PIP): Village of Cuba Wastewater Treatment Plant 401 Certification

*NEW*

Facility Name: City of Raton Water Filtration Facility
Permit Number: NM0029819
Date of USEPA Public Notice: May 29, 2021
Date that comments must be received by NMED SWQB: June 28, 2021 by 5pm (MST)
USEPA/Public Notice and Permit Info: USEPA Public Notice Website
NMED Staff Contact: Daniel Valenta, daniel.valenta@state.nm.us, 505-819-8112
Public Involvement Plan (PIP): City of Raton Water Filtration Facility 401 Certification

*NEW*

Facility Name: City of Santa Fe Wastewater Treatment Plant
Permit Number: NM0022292
Date of USEPA Public Notice: May 29, 2021
Date that comments must be received by NMED SWQB: June 28, 2021 by 5pm (MST)
USEPA/Public Notice and Permit Info: USEPA Public Notice Website
NMED Staff Contact: Susan A. Lucas Kamat, susan.lucaskamat@state.nm.us, 505-946-8924
Public Involvement Plan (PIP): City of Santa Fe Wastewater Treatment Plant 401 Certification

*NEW*

Permit Name: Statewide Construction General Permit (CGP)
Permit Number: NMR100000
Date of USEPA Public Notice: May 12, 2021, though July 12, 2021
Date of NMED Public Notice: June 2, 2021, through July 2, 2021
Date that comments must be received by NMED SWQB: July 2, 2021 by 5pm (MST)
USEPA/Public Notice and Permit Info: USEPA Public Notice 2022 Proposed Construction General Permit Website
NMED Staff Contact: Susan A. Lucas Kamat, susan.lucaskamat@state.nm.us, 505-946-8924 OR
Levi Dean, levi.dean@state.nm.us, 505-365-3337
Public Involvement Plan (PIP): Statewide Construction General Permit 401 Certification 
401 Certification Public Notice Announcement: Statewide Construction General Permit 401 Certification Public Notice

*NEW*

Permit Name: LAC Minerals (USA) LLC
Permit Number: NM0028711
Date of USEPA Public Notice (proposed): Saturday, June 26, 2021, through Sunday, July 25, 2021
Date of NMED Public Notice (proposed): Saturday, June 26, 2021, through Monday, July 26, 2021
Date that comments must be received by NMED SWQB: Monday July 26, 2021 by 5pm (MST)
USEPA/Public Notice and Permit Info: USEPA Public Notice Website
NMED Staff Contact: Daniel Valenta, daniel.valenta@state.nm.us, 505-819-8112
LAC Minerals (USA) LLC Public Involvement Plan (PIP)
LAC Minerals (USA) LLC
401 Certification Public Notice

Dredge and Fill Permits

DATE USACE Dredge and Fill Permits
6/9/2021 Public comment period announced regarding NMED-SWQB CWA §401 Water Quality Certification-Village of Ruidoso Alto Reservoir Pedestrian Bridge and Boat Dock Project Nationwide Permit 42 application SPA-2021-00102-LCO

12/11/2020

 

Public comment period announced regarding NMED-SWQB CWA §401 Water Quality Certification for the Proposed Revisions to Regional General Permit 16-01

 

Notice of Intent (NOI) for NPDES permits

 

EPA PN USEPA Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs)

Program Overview
and
General Permit

Notice of Intents / Nutrient Management Plans

  Applicant/Permittee/Facility:  None at this time
NPDES Tracking No.:  None at this time
Notice of Intent Information:  USEPA Web Site

 

Other

 

EPA PN USEPA Region 6 NPDES Public Notices for Tribal Governments in New Mexico
Applicant/Permittee/Facility:  None at this time
NPDES Tracking No.:  None at this time
Notice of Intent Information:  USEPA Web Site
NMED Notice
11/02/2020 2020 Triennial Review – Notice of Public Comment Period on NMED’s Proposed Amendments to 20.6.4 NMAC 

Comments due to NMED: 5:00 p.m. MST December 2, 2020

NMED staff contact: Jennifer Fullam, jennifer.fullam@state.nm.us