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Public Records Request

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...

Media Releases

Media Releases

Current Office of Natural Resources Trustee Finalizes Damage Assessment Plan for NASA White Sands Test Facility (May 8, 2019)  ONRT and Federal Agencies Release Final Restoration Plan for Environmental Damage at Chevron Mining Inc., Questa...

White Sands Test Facility

White Sands Test Facility

Site History: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) White Sands Test Facility (WSTF, “Site”) has supported testing of space flight equipment and hazardous materials for nearly 50 years. Past activities included developing, qualifying,...

Acting Trustee – James C. Kenney

Acting Trustee – James C. Kenney

James C. Kenney serves the State of New Mexico as Acting Natural Resources Trustee and Cabinet Secretary of the Environment Department. His environmental career encompasses over 23 years of public and private sector experience....

Executive Director – Ralph Gruebel

Executive Director – Ralph Gruebel

Ralph Gruebel joined the State of New Mexico Office of Natural Resources Trustee as Executive Director in November 2018.  He is an experienced public and private sector manager with over 30 years managing projects/organizations...

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

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...

Trustees

Trustees

Who is the Natural Resources Trustee? State Natural Resource Trustees are appointed by the governor of each state. In addition to state trustees, the President of the United States and Native American tribes appoint...

Request for Proposals (RFPs)

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...

Sparton Technology Site

Sparton Technology Site

Site History: Sparton Technology, Inc., produced electronic components at this site between 1961 and 1994. Releases of substances such as acetone, Methylene chloride, and trichloroethylene resulted in contaminated groundwater. The New Mexico Environment Department...

South Valley Site

South Valley Site

Site History: Industrial activities during the 1950s and 1960s resulted in contaminated soil and groundwater due to chlorinated solvents and other substances, leading to the closure of 20 private and two municipal water supply...