Author: Elysia Bunten

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),...

Chevron Mining Inc., Questa Mine (Formerly Molycorp Mine)

Site History: Chevron Mining Inc. site facilities (Site) includes the underground workings, open pit, waste rock, tailings impoundments, and the tailings pipeline. Releases of hazardous substances, including arsenic, cadmium, chromium, cobalt, lead, manganese, and zinc, from...

Request for Proposals (RFPs)

Requests by ONRT made to the public for proposals, bids, services, quotes, and invitation to bids are published here. Type Title Download Posted Updated* RFP Professional Services for Natural Resources Damage Assessment and Restoration...

Chino, Cobre, and Tyrone Mines

Site History: The Chino, Cobre and Tyrone mine facilities are open-pit and underground copper and iron mining, beneficiation, and processing facilities owned and operated by Freeport-McMoRan Corporation. Hazardous substances released from the mine facilities...

Assessment Cases and Restoration Projects

The Office of Natural Resources Trustee has worked on several natural resource damage assessment cases and restoration projects. Please click on the links below for more information about individual cases and restoration projects. Damage...

ASARCO Facilities

Site History: 1)Blackhawk Mine, Grant County 2)Deming Mill, Luna County 3)Doña Ana Metals Survey site, Doña Ana County 4)Magdalena Mine, Socorro County and 5)Stephenson-Bennett Mine, Doña Ana County ASARCO LLC was identified as the...