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Rio Algom Quivira Mill and Mines

Rio Algom Quivira Mill and Mines

Site History: The Rio Algom mill and mines (Site) owner is Rio Algom Mining LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of BHP Billiton. The Site includes underground workings and associated facilities at nine mines and...

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Site History: Scientific research began at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL, Site) in March 1943 with the United States government’s effort to develop and test nuclear weapons. Nuclear-weapons research included the handling of,...

Gold King Mine and Bonita Peak Mining District

Gold King Mine and Bonita Peak Mining District

Site History: On August 5, 2015, EPA’s Superfund Removal program conducted an investigation and assessment of the Gold King Mine near Silverton, Colorado. While excavating above the old adit, pressurized water began leaking above...

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...