Author: Elysia Bunten

Gold King Mine Documents

Restoration Documents Final Restoration Plan for the Gold King Mine Release into Animas and San Juan Rivers, San Juan County New Mexico 4/6/2022 Press Release – Final Restoration Plan for the Gold King Mine...

ONRT in the News

Army OKs $1.5M settlement for pollution at former depot (April 3, 2022) Zuni Tribe, Navajo Nation, and New Mexico Natural Resources Trustee seek public comment on proposed Consent Decree for Fort Wingate Natural Resource...

Fort Wingate Depot

Fort Wingate Complaint and Proposed Consent Decree History The Fort Wingate Depot Activity (FWDA) is an inactive U.S. Army depot whose former mission was to receive, store, and ship defense-related material and to dispose...

Media Releases

Current Office of Natural Resources Trustee seeks public comment on draft addendum to restoration plans for two Albuquerque superfund sites (August 29, 2022) Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham Delivering for Communities in San Juan and...

Gold King Mine and Bonita Peak Mining District

Site History: The Bonita Peak Mining District Superfund site in southwestern Colorado consists of 48 historic mines or mining-related sources that release metal-laden water and sediments into Mineral Creek, Cement Creek and Upper Animas...

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...