Author: Elysia Bunten

Media Releases

Current Office of the New Mexico Natural Resources Trustee Seeks Public Comment on Draft Cimarron Canyon Restoration Plan (February 17, 2021) New Mexico settles with mining companies responsible for 2015 Gold King Mine disaster...

Fronk Oil Spill

Spill History: On Dec. 27, 2016, a Fronk Oil tanker truck carrying petroleum products overturned in icy winter conditions on U.S. Hwy 64, releasing approximately 1,100 gallons of unleaded gasoline and diesel fuel into...

ONRT in the News

NM, Navajo Nation get $21M in Gold King Mine spill settlement (January 13, 2021) Silver City sewer project marks end of mining settlement (January 8, 2021) Restoring the River (December 31, 2020) Texas company...

Tribal Liaison

New Mexico State-Tribal Collaboration Act State-Tribal Collaboration Act FY2020 Agency Report State Tribal Executive Orders, Agreements and Policy Statements: ONRT Tribal Consultation and Collaboration Policy Executive Order No. 2005-004 : Statewide Adoption of Pilot...

Public Records Request

“Every citizen has a fundamental right to have access to public records.” Board of Com’rs of Dona Ana County v. Las Cruces Sun-News, 2003-NMCA-012, 134 N.M. 283. The Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA),...