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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...