Author: Robert Graves

Chino, Cobre, and Tyrone Mines

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...

ATSF Tie Treater Site

ATSF Tie Treater Site

Site History:   The ATSF Tie Treater Site operated as a wood treating plant from 1908 to 1972. Wood products were treated with creosote, zinc chloride and other agents containing arsenic copper and arsenic....

ATSF Clovis Site

ATSF Clovis Site

Site History: Beginning in the early 1900’s, wastewater from the ATSF Site containing heavy metals, total petroleum hydrocarbons and cyanide was discharged into Santa Fe Lake. Location: The Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe (ATSF)...

Contact Us

Contact Us

OFFICE OF NATURAL RESOURCES TRUSTEE 121 Tijeras Avenue, NE Suite 1000 Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102 E-Mail: nmenv-onrtinfo@state.nm.us Ralph Gruebel, Executive Director (505)222-9572 William Fetner, Environmental Scientist (505)222-9566 Elysia C. Bunten, Business Operations (505)222-9546

Links

Links

State of New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham Lt. Governor Howie Morales New Mexico Environment Department Federal Government National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Damage Assessment and Restoration Program United States Department of Interior Restoration Program...

Glossary

Glossary

Injury is an observable or measurable adverse change – including destruction, loss, or loss of use – to a natural resource, or the impairment of a natural resource service. Natural resources include air, fauna,...

Legal Authority

Legal Authority

The authority to pursue natural resource damages lies in the State’s Natural Resource Trustee Act and the following federal statutes: the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) of 1980, the Oil Pollution...

Assessment Cases and Restoration Projects

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....

ASARCO Facilities

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...

Water Trust Board Grant

Water Trust Board Grant

Site History: The Office of Natural Resources Trustee was awarded $284,000 from the Water Trust Board to implement a watershed restoration project in the Middle Rio Grande Bosque. The project focuses on revegetation with...