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The Water Quality Control Commission public meeting on July 9, 2019 will be canceled due to lack of business. The next Water Quality Control Commission public meeting will be held on August 13, 2019. The location and time will be made available at least 10 days before the meeting.


The following items are for discussion and possible action: 




If you are an individual with a disability who needs a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other form of ancillary aid or service to attend or participate in the hearing or meeting, contact Cody Barnes at least ten days prior to the meeting or as soon as possible at 505.827.2428 or Public documents can be provided in various accessible formats. Contact Cody Barnes if accessible format is needed.



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WQCC Matter 13-07 (A):

In the Matter of: The Club at Las Campanas’ Petition for Review and Notice of Appeal of the Ground Water Quality Bureau of the New Mexico Environment Department’s Determination that A Discharge Permit is Required

WQCC Matter 15-07 (A):  

Petition Appealing the NMED Secretary’s Denial of a Hearing on DP-1793

WQCC Matter 16-05 (A):

In the Matter of the Petition for Alternative Abatement Standards for the Former St. Anthony Mine, Cibola County, New Mexico 

WQCC Matter 17-03 (R):

In the Matter of:  Proposed Amendments to Ground and Surface Water Protection Regulations, 20.6.2 NMAC

WQCC Matter 18-02(A)

In the Matter of the Notice of Deficiency: Final Site Investigation Report and Stage 2 Abatement Plan for McCatharn Dairy, Albuquerque, New Mexico Dated March 9, 2018  John McCatharn Petitioner

WQCC Matter 18-04 (CO)

In the Matter of: Southwest Capital Bank, Land Development 2, LLC, Club Rio Rancho Respondents.

WQCC Matter 18-05 (CO)

Petition for Review of the New Mexico Secretary of the Environment’s Decision Granting Groundwater Discharge Permit DP-1132 In Proceeding GWB 17-20 (P)

WQCC Matter 19-02 (A)

In the Matter of Two Petitions for Review of the Secretary’s Decision to issue Discharge Permit No. 18-40 for the Copper Flat Mine (DP-1840), Elephant Butte Irrigation District, and Turner Ranch Properties, L.P., Hillsboro Pitchfork Ranch, LLC, and Gila Resources Information Project, Petitioner’s.

WQCC Matter 19-03 (R)

In the Matter of: Proposed Amendments to Surface Water Quality Standards for San Isidro Arroyo and Tributaries 20.6.4 NMAC


Here is the NPSMP-Update-for-WQCC-9-12-2017.pdf



All questions regarding the Board should be directed to:

Cody Barnes
Administrator for Boards & Commissions

New Mexico Environment Department
P.O. Box 5469
Santa Fe, NM 87502

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