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Harold Runnels Building Room N2150
1190 St. Francis Drive - P.0. Box 5469 Santa Fe, 87502-5469
Phone: (505) 827-0197 Fax: (505) 827-2902

Auralie Ashley-Marx, Bureau Chief                            Organizational Chart

We promote and assure sound solid waste management practices that improve public health and protect New Mexico's air, land, and water
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The New Mexico Environment Department will hold a public hearing to consider the matter of the application by Northwest New Mexico Regional Solid Waste Authority for renewal and modification of the McKinley County Transfer Station permit.  The Applicant is seeking to renew the existing solid waste facility permit and obtain a permit modification for addition of land to the existing solid waste facility.

The hearing will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at the McKinley County Commission Chambers, 207 West Hill Avenue, Gallup, NM.  Public comment will be taken starting at 5:30 p.m. on February 2 and as additionally determined by the Hearing Officer.  The hearing may continue on the following day(s) as determined by the Hearing Officer.  In lieu of verbal public comments, written statements may be submitted for the record at, or prior to, the hearing.

For more information, please contact George Schuman at 505-827-2328 or by email at george.schuman@state.nm.us.

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

Recycling and Illegal Dumping Fund grant applications for scrap tire management, illegal dumping abatement, and recycling projects are currently being accepted. Municipalities, counties, solid waste authorities, cooperative associations (as defined in the RAID Act), land grant communities, pueblos, tribes, and nations are eligible for funds totaling $800,000. Two-thirds of the fund is available for scrap tire projects, and one-third is available for other projects. Ineligible entities are encouraged to partner with eligible entities, and no matching funds or in-kind contributions are required. 

Applications are due no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, January 13th, 2017. Grants will be awarded on a competitive basis for the state fiscal year starting on July 1, 2017 and ending on June 30, 2018. Although projects must be completed within this time period, multi-year projects designed with phases corresponding to these fiscal year grant cycles will receive special consideration.

Go to Grant and Loan Programs for more information.

Contact us: Solid Waste Bureau Staff


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